Chlorococcum vulgare Greville 1827

Publication Details
Chlorococcum vulgare Greville 1827: pl. 262

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1827). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 5 (fasc. 49-54), pls 241-270 (with text). Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorococcum is Chlorococcum infusionum (Schrank) Meneghini.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pleurococcus vulgaris (Greville) Meneghini.

Type Information
Type: on trunks of trees, damp walls, etc; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1983).

Created: 13 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 January 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 May 2024

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