Conferva frigida Roth 1797

Vaucheria frigida (Roth) C.Agardh

Current name: Vaucheria frigida (Roth) C.Agardh
Sample collected by Roy Merritt,River Lune, Lancaster, UK. - 01 October 2008. C.F. Carter (

Publication Details
Conferva frigida Roth 1797: 166

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 Vaucheria frigida (Roth) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: London, England; (Schneider, Lane & Norland 1999: 242)

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 October 2022

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