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Sphacelaria botryoclada J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1855

Publication details
Sphacelaria botryoclada J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1855: 221, pl. CX.B

Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilopogon botryocladus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Reinke

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Reinke, J. (1890). √úbersicht der bisher bekannten Sphacelariaceen. Berichte der Deutsche Botanischen Gesellschaft 8: 201-215, 2 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2020.

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