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Sphacelaria furcigera Kützing 1855

Publication details
Sphacelaria furcigera Kützing 1855: 27, pl. 90: fig. II

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1855). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. V pp. i-ii, 1-30, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Karek (Kharg) Island, Iran (Silva & al. 1996: 576).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1965). Marine algae of Gough Island. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 3(5): 176-232, 80 figs; pls 16-19.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Burns, A.R., Oliveira, L. & Bisalputra, T. (1982). A histochemical study of bud initiation in the brown alga Sphacelaria furcigera. New Phytologist 92: 297-307.
Burns, A.R., Oliveira, L. & Bisalputra, T. (1982). A morphological study of bud initiation in the brown alga Sphacelaria furcigera. New Phytologist 92: 309-325.
Burns, A.R., Oliveira, L. & Bisalputra, T. (1984). A cytochemical study of cell wall differentiation during bud initiation in the brown alga Sphacelaria furcigera. Botanica Marina 27: 45-54.
Colijn, F. & van den Hoek, C. (1971). The life-history of Sphacelaria furcigera Kütz. (Phaeophyceae) II. The influence of daylength and temperature on sexual and vegetative reproduction. Nova Hedwigia 21: 899-922.
Dworetzky, B., Klein, R.M. & Cook, P.W. (1980). Effect of growth substances on "apical dominance" in Sphacelaria furcigera (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 239-242, 1 fig, 1 table.
Goodband, S.J. (1971). The taxonomy of Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) Ag., Sphacelaria fusca (Huds.) Ag., and Sphacelaria furcigera (Kütz.) Sauv. A simple statistical approach. Annals of Botany 35(143): 957-980.
van den Hoek, C. & Flinterman, A. (1968). The life-history of Sphacelaria furcigera Kütz. (Phaeophyceae). Blumea 16: 193-242.

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