Conferva flabelliformis Desfontaines 1799: 430
Published in: Desfontaines, R. (1799). Flora atlantica, sive historia plantarum, quae in Atlante, agro Tunetano et Algeriensi crescunt. Tomus secundus. pp. 161-458, pls 181-261. Parisiis [Paris]: L.G. Desgranges.
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 Udotea flabelliformis (Desfontaines) P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in mare prope La Calle [Algeria] supra lapides
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
Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1866). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. 1-144. Cayenne (Guyane Française).
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2018 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 27 January 2020.