Conferva brachiata J.E.Smith
Conferva brachiata J.E.Smith 1814: 2571
Published in: Smith, J.E. (1813-1814). English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth. To which will be added, occasional remarks. / By James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. member of the Imp. Acad. Naturae Curiosorum, the Academies of Stockholm, Upsal, Turin, Lisbon, Lund, Berlin, Philadelphia and the Nat. Hist. Societies of Paris and Moscow; President of the Linnaen Society. The figures by James Sowerby, F.L.S. Vol. XXXVI , pls 2521-2592. London: printed for the author by J. Davis,....
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Salt marshes at Cley, Norfolk, England; amongst Ulva compressa. (Smith 1813-1814: pl. 2571).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2017 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 17 July 2019.