Spyridia hypnoides subsp. complanata (J. ) M.J. 1998
Spyridia hypnoides subsp. complanata (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne 1998: 94
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1998). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: first revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 116: [i]-iii, 1-155, 5 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spyridia aculeata subsp. complanata (J.Agardh) Hommersand
Spyridia complanata J.Agardh
Syntype localities: West Indies, Brazil (Agardh 1851: 343). Type: LD Herb. alg. Agardh, 19357
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).
Ceramium filamentosum var. continuum C.Agardh 1828
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H. (1963). The morphology and classification of some Ceramiaceae and Rhodomelaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 35: -vii, 165-366, 52 figs, 6 pls.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 24 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.