Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh 1823

Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh

Current name: Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh
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Publication Details
Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh 1823: 448

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: early 1823

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ulva plumosa Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: prope Exmouth in Devonia [Exmouth, Devon, England]; (Hudson 1778: 571) Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 282) the type is lost.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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