Stypocaulon bipinnatum Kützing 1855

Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh

Current name: Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epiphytic on Gongolaria nodicaulis - 11 August 2002. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Stypocaulon bipinnatum Kützing 1855: 28, pl. 95

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1855). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. V pp. i-ii, 1-30, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stypocaulon is Stypocaulon scoparium (Linnaeus) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), twice-pinnate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 May 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 May 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2023

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