Conferva flocculosa Roth 1797

Tabellaria flocculosa (Roth) Kützing

Current name: Tabellaria flocculosa (Roth) Kützing
09 Apr 2011 - 09 April 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Conferva flocculosa Roth 1797: 192, pl. 4: fig. 4; pl. 5: fig. 6

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tabellaria flocculosa (Roth) Kützing.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), wooly, somewhat wooly, or fluffy.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 23 April 2002 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.; searched on 30 November 2023

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