Struvea plumosa Sonder 1845

Struvea plumosa Sonder

Current name: Struvea plumosa Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia; mature thallus.John Huisman (

Publication Details
Struvea plumosa Sonder 1845: 50

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3(4): 49-57.

Request PDF

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Struvea.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia; (Kraft & Wynne 1996: 138) Holotype: Preiss; MEL; 502116 (Womersley 1984: 220) Notes: Isotype: MICH ('HB. Preiss n. 2486) (Kraft & Wynne 1996: 138).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page:

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

Currently in AlgaeBase: