Conferva flacca Dillwyn 1805

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) ThuretMuigh Inis, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rock - 13 April 2006. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Conferva flacca Dillwyn 1805: pl. 49

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1805). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. , pls 45-56 (with text). London: W. Phillips.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret.

Type Information
Type locality: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales; (Lokhorst 1979: 213) Lectotype: BM-K; (Lokhorst 1979: 213)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), drooping (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 January 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 January 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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