Hormiscia penicilliformis ( ) 1835
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks
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Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries 1835: 327
Published in: Fries, E.M. (1835). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. [i]-xxiv, -394. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: typis Palmblad, Serell & C.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormiscia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Conferva peniciliformis Roth
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens (Roth 1806: 71). Isotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries)
Japanese: Shirio-midoro (Tokida 1954).
Source of current name
Areschoug, J.E. (1866). Observationes phycologicae. Particula prima. De Confervaceis nonnullis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Ser. 3 6(2): 26, Plates I-IV. [in Latin]
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 August 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 30 October 2020.