Sphaerococcus palmatus var. pinnatus Kützing 1849
Sphaerococcus palmatus var. pinnatus Kützing 1849: 781 (as 'ß pinnatus')
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 April 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2023