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Bryopsis pennata var. secunda (Harvey) Collins & Hervey 1917

Publication details
Bryopsis pennata var. secunda (Harvey) Collins & Hervey 1917: 62

Published in: Collins, F.S. & Hervey, A.B. (1917). The algae of Bermuda. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 53: 1-195, 6 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Basionym
Bryopsis plumosa var. secunda Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: Key West and Sand Key, Florida, USA (Silva & al. 1996: 807).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis plumosa var. secunda Harvey 1858

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis harveyana J.Agardh 1887

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) Bryopsis harveyana J.Agardh 1887: 22-23 is a possible taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym of this species. According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Bryopsis cespitosa has been misapplied to this species by Jadin (1935: 156).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.

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