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Spyridia hypnoides var. inermis (Børgesen) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Spyridia hypnoides var. inermis (Børgesen) P.C.Silva in P.C. Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 429

Published in: Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

Basionym
Spyridia aculeata f. inermis Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Green Cay Estate, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 429).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Spyridia aculeata f. inermis Børgesen 1917
Spyridia aculeata var. inermis (Børgesen) Børgesen 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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