Hypnea musciformis var. muscoides 1834
Hypnea musciformis var. muscoides Harvey 1834: 154
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 esperi Bory
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 298).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hypnea musciformis var. muscoides Harvey)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 March 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 October 2020.