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Sphaerococcus radicans Bory 1834

Publication details
Sphaerococcus radicans Bory 1834: 165

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996: 150).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 23 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.

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