Conferva patens C. , nom. illeg.
Conferva patens C.Agardh 1824: 110, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Publication date: probably September 1824
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora fracta (O.F.Müller ex Vahl) Kützing
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Lectotype locality: Near Traneberg (now part of Stockholm) (Hoek 1963: 200). Lectotype: Ditches. Agardh (LD) 8967 (Hoek 1963: 200). Notes: Isotype in herb. Bory de Saint Vincent (PC) (van den Hoek 1963: 200)
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
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 10 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 03 November 2011 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 26 February 2020.