Mesogloia divaricata C. 1824
Helminthora divaricata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; MLWN lagoon; epiphytic on Polyides rotundus
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Mesogloia divaricata C.Agardh 1824: 51
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Publication date: probably September 1824
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthora divaricata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: In mari Atlantico (Agardh 1824: 51). Lectotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh 31980 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 140). Notes: The lectotype is from Cádiz, Spain.
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
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 November 2020.