Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; epiphytic on Polyides rotundus
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Conferva cirrosa Roth 1800: 214
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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 Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 575). Type: WU (Athanasiadis 1996: 197). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Prud'homme van Reine (1982: 225). Womersley (1987: 166) gives the following data: Lectotype from Trieste Italy (Wulfen); neotype in WU.
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, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 20 November 2019.