Biddulphia pulchella S.F.Gray, nom. illeg. 1821
Biddulphia biddulphiana (J.E.Smith) Boyer
400x __Dim. 54 x 68 µm - 20 May 2012. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)
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, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821
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).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023