Hypnea musciformis var. divaricata (C. )
Hypnea musciformis var. divaricata (C.Agardh) Harvey 1834: 153
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1834). Notice of a collection of algae, communicated to Dr. Hooker by the late Mrs. Charles Telfair, from "Cap Malheureux", in the Mauritius; with descriptions of some new and little known species. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 147-157, pls CXXV, CXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea divaricata (C.Agardh) Greville
Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 24 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 March 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2020.