Cladophora patens (Agardh) Kützing
Cladophora patens (Agardh) Kützing 1845: 215
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora fracta (O.F.Müller ex Vahl) Kützing
Conferva patens C.Agardh
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)
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.
This is a marine species.
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: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 November 2019.