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Sphacelaria caespitosa Takamatsu

Publication details
Sphacelaria caespitosa Takamatsu 1943: 167, fig. 7; pl. 10: figs 3, 4

Published in: Takamatsu, M. (1943). The species of Sphacelaria from Japan I. J. Sigenkagaku Kenkyusyo 1: 153-187.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria rigidula K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 20 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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