Phycoseris rigida (C. ) Kützing
Ulva rigida C.Agardh Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal
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Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Phycoseris.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva rigida C.Agardh
Ulva rigida C.Agardh
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 750). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh, 14449 (Ricker 1987: 41). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Papenfuss (1960: 305) for further information regarding the type locality of this species. The type locality was given as Cape of Good Hope by Ricker (1987: 41) and he records that a lectotype has been selected by R.B. Searles on 10 October 1975. Womersley (1984: 144) gives the herbarium no. 14294.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Created: 16 May 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 January 2019.