Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray, nom. illeg. 1821

Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer

Current name: Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer
400x __Dim. 54 x 68 ┬Ám - 20 May 2012. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray, nom. illeg. 1821: 294

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.

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Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Biddulphia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2023

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