Sphacelaria plumosa var. divaricata Lyngbye 1819
Sphacelaria plumosa var. divaricata Lyngbye 1819: 103, pl. 30 C, figs 3, 4
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2023