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Spyridia hypnoides f. inermis (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John

Publication details
Spyridia hypnoides f. inermis (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982: 300 (as 'var. disticha f. inermis' )

Published in: Lawson, G.W. & John, D.M. (1982). The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical west Africa. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 70: 1-455.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spyridia is Spyridia filamentosa (Wulfen) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Spyridia aculeata f. inermis Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Green Cay Estate, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 429).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
John et al. (2003) do not distinguish between Spyridia hynoides (Bory) Papenfuss and f. inermis (Børgesen) G.W. Lawson & D.M. John when presenting distributions and it is assumed that the records are the same as those in Lawson & John (1987).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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