Hypnophycus cervicornis (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891

Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh

Current name: Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 01 July 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Hypnophycus cervicornis (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891: 900

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type Species
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 Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh.

Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. in oceano atlantico calidiori, ad oris Brasiliae (Chamisso! Martius!), ad insulas Jndiaj occidentalis (Benzon! Ilb. Mertens! etc.) et littus mexicanum (Liebman ; in oceano indico ad insulam Mauritii (Telfair!)." ; (Agardh 1851: 452) Lectotype ("in litore maris prope Bahian" [Bahia State, Brazil]; designated by Haroun et Prud'homme van Reine 1993: 122): LD; 33878 [as Sphaerococcus spinellus var. laxior] (Dawson 1961: 235)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 December 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2023

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