Conferva nodulosa 1777
Conferva nodulosa Lightfoot 1777: 994
Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.
Publication date: October 1777
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 Ceramium virgatum Roth
Type locality: ?Hampshire (labelled 'Milford') (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 64). Lectotype: BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 64).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 14 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.