Sphacelaria elliptica 1952
Sphacelaria elliptica Dickinson 1952: 41, fig. 1
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria brachygonia Montagne
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Teshi, Ghana Lectotype: Lawson 211; BM-K (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 188).
Created: 02 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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John, D.M. (1972). Sphacelaria elliptica Dick. conspecific with Sphacelaria brachygonia Mont. (Phaeophyta). Bull I F A N 34: 1-4.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2020.