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Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009, cystocarps. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009, cystocarps. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009, tetrasporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009, cystocarps. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; mature tetrasporangia. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower shore. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; spring plants in MLWN pools. 29 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; spring plants in MLWN pools
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn 1804: pl. 40

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1804). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. , pls 39-44 (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), drawn close together, very upright, very straight (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
"...it had been gathered by M. Wigg, on the coast at Yarmouth, whence a specimen of it was communicated by D[awson] Turner to his learned friend Professor Mertens, who gave it the name C. stricta." (Dillwyn, 1804: page opp. pl. 40). - (25 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Glamorgan (Swansea) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 355). Lectotype: Dillwyn; undated; BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 355). Notes: Syntype localities: Dover and Yarmouth, England; Swansea, Wales (INA). Dillwyn (1804), pl. 40.

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Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.

Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 November 2019.

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