Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont

Current name: Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
upper intertidial rocky pools, North of Portugal, VilacháIgnacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892: 136, pl. III [3]: figs 5, 6

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.

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Publication date: 1 January 1892

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Cádiz, Atlantic coast of Spain; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 5) Type: Cabrera; LD (herbarium Agardh); (Drouet 1968: 264) Notes: Spain [probably Cádiz]; (LT fide Drouet 1968: 264) (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 January 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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