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Spyridia hypnoides subsp. complanata (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne 1998

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spyridia is Spyridia filamentosa (Wulfen) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spyridia aculeata subsp. complanata (J.Agardh) Hommersand

Basionym
Spyridia complanata J.Agardh

Type information
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).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium filamentosum var. continuum C.Agardh 1828

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H. (1963). The morphology and classification of some Ceramiaceae and Rhodomelaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 35: [1]-vii, 165-366, 52 figs, 6 pls.

Key references
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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