Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn 1809
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), pls. 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
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.
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 January 2014
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 June 2023