Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M. 1982
Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982: 300, pl. 47: figs 1-3
Published in: Lawson, G.W. & John, D.M. (1982). The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical west Africa. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 70: 1-455.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: St. Croix: shore near estate Cassava Garden. St. Jan: off America Hill, 16 fms. (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John)
North America: Mexico (Atlantic) (Ek García-García & al. 2020).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).
Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 24 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2020.