Cladostephus plumosus (Lyngbye) Fries 1835

Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing

Current name: Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing
Helgoland, Germany; 6m depth. Apex under microscope - 11 July 1007. Gesche Bock (

Publication Details
Cladostephus plumosus (Lyngbye) Fries 1835: 313

Published in: Fries, E.M. (1835). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-394. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: typis Palmblad, Serell & C.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladostephus is Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye.

Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye

Type Information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark; (Athanasiadis 1996: 199) Type: C;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 11 December 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 June 2024

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