Trentepohlia floridula ( )
Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann North of Spain, 2011
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Trentepohlia floridula (Dillwyn) Harvey in Mackay 1836: 218
Published in: Mackay, J.T. (1836). Flora hibernica comprising the flowering plants ferns Characeae Musci Hepaticae Lichenes and Algae of Ireland arranged according to the natural system with a synopsis of the genera according to the Linnaean system. pp. i-xxxiv, 1-354 (Part 1, includes Algae by W.H. Harvey); 275 (Part 2, by Thomas Taylor). Dublin & Edinburgh: Simpkin Marshall & Co. Fraser & Co.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann
Conferva floridula Dillwyn
Syntype localities: "Rocks on the Sea shore. On the Galway Coast; Dr. Scott. On the Antrim Coast; Mr. Mackay." [Ireland] (Dillwyn 1809: 73). Lectotype: BM (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 45). Notes: Type locality: Galway coast, Ireland; Holotype (cited as lectotype in Diaz-Tapia, 2014): NMW (fide Woelkerling, 1971: 31). "Dr Scott" was probably Robert Scott (ca 1757-1808), Professor of Botany at Trinity College Dublin from 1800 to 1808. Mr MacKay was James Townsend MacKay (ca 1775-1862), first curator of the [Trinity] College Botanic Gardens, then at Ballsbridge, Dublin, from 1808, and an Assistant at TCD from 1806. [Woelkerling 1971: 31 cites NMW but later publications cite BM (Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 97; Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley, 1994: 45)].
Origin of species name
(Latin), a diminutive of floridus meaning, somewhat blooming.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Christensen, T. (1978). Annotations to a textbook of phycology. Botanisk Tidsskrift 73: 65-70.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2019.