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Spyridia clavata Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Spyridiaceae
Subfamily Spyridioideae
Tribe Spyridieae
Genus Spyridia

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Spyridia clavata Kützing
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, en sustrato arenoso-fangoso. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Panama. Habit showing branching in one plane — alternate in minor branches and irregular in major branches.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Panama. Branch apex showing delicate unbranched branchlets.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Panama. Surface view of branch showing banded cortex of alternating rows of long narrow cells and short wide cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Panama. Surface view of branch showing banded cortex of alternating rows of long narrow cells and short wide cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Spyridia clavata Kützing
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Hecatonema globosum var. nana A.D.Cotton

Spyridia clavata Kützing Panama. Branch apex showing delicate unbranched branchlets.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Spyridia clavata Kützing 1841: 744

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1842 '1841'). Ueber Ceramium Ag. Linnaea 15: 727-746.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spyridia is Spyridia filamentosa (Wulfen) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spyridia montagneana Kützing 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 426).

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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