Conferva nodulosa Lightfoot 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
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
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.
Created: 14 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 August 2009
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 August 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023