Conferva polymorpha Linnaeus 1753
Conferva polymorpha Linnaeus 1753: 1167
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium virgatum Roth.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), polymorphous, polymorphic; variable in form (Brown 1954).
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 October 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023