Conferva pennata 1762
Conferva pennata Hudson 1762: 486
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Although traditionally assigned to the Spahacelariales and considered the basionym of Sphacelaria pennata, Prud’homme van Reine (1982: 242) has rejected Conferva pennata Hudson as a "nomen dubium confusum" (see also Dixon & Parkes (1968: 80).
This is a marine species.
Dixon, P.S. & Parkes, H.M. (1968). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature, II. Botaniska Notiser 121: 80-88.
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.