Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner)
Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey 1834: 153
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1834). Notice of a collection of algae, communicated to Dr. Hooker by the late Mrs. Charles Telfair, from "Cap Malheureux", in the Mauritius; with descriptions of some new and little known species. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 147-157, pls CXXV, CXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne
Fucus valentiae Turner
Type locality: Red Sea (Dawson 1961: 239). Type: Lord Valentia; BM (ex K) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 23).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:
Created: 04 October 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.