Sphacelaria pulvinata J.D.Hooker & 1855
Sphacelaria pulvinata J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D. Hooker 1855: 221, pl. 110
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Herpodiscus pulvinatus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: North Island, New Zealand (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 323). Holotype: Colenso (s.n.); on Carpophyllum maschalocarpus. TCD (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 323).
Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.
Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 November 2010 by Wendy 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 28 November 2020.