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Sphacelaria pulvinata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1855

Publication details
Sphacelaria pulvinata J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D. Hooker 1855: 221, pl. 110

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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.

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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.

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