Sphacelaria obovata J.D.Hooker & 1845
Sphacelaria obovata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 251
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopteris obovata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Sauvageau
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Martin's Cove, Cape Horn (Index Nominum Algarum).
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: 10 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.