Conferva flabelliformis Desfontaines 1799: 430
Published in: Desfontaines, R. (1799). Flora atlantica, sive historia plantarum, quae in Atlante, agro Tunetano et Algeriensi crescunt. Tomus secundus. pp. 161-458, pls 181-261. Parisiis [Paris]: L.G. Desgranges.
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 Udotea flabelliformis (Desfontaines) P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in mare prope La Calle [Algeria] supra lapides
Source of current name
Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1866). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. 1-144. Cayenne (Guyane Française).
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2018 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 21 February 2019.