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Sphacelaria divaricata Montagne

Publication details
Sphacelaria divaricata Montagne 1849: 62, no fig.

Published in: Montagne, C. (1849). Sixième centurie de plantes cellulaires nouvelles, tant indigènes qu'exotiques. Décades III à VI. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 11: 33-66.
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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 Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria furcigera f. tenuis Yamada 1941
Sphacelaria tenuis Takamatsu 1943

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Keum, Y.-S. (2010). Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfsiales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 19-69. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Key references
Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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