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Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn

Publication details
Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn 1809: 82, pl. G

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Greek), urceolate; like a small jug or pitcher.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kim, M.-S., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2000). Reappraisal of the type species of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 35: 83-92.

Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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Wendy 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 18 September 2019.

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