Definition of Conferva. Meaning of Conferva. Synonyms of Conferva

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Definition of Conferva

Conferva
Conferva Con*fer"va, n.; pl. Conferv[ae]. [L., a kind of water plant. See Comfrey.] (Bot.) Any unbranched, slender, green plant of the fresh-water algae. The word is frequently used in a wider sense.

Meaning of Conferva from wikipedia

- Cladophora is a genus of reticulated filamentous Ulvophyceae (green algae). The genus Cladophora contains many species that are very hard to tell apart...
- Ducluzeau, accepted as Ceramium diaphanum var. elegans (Roth) Roth, 1806 Conferva elegans Roth, 1797, accepted as Ceramium diaphanum var. elegans (Roth)...
-  floridula Binomial name Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann Synonyms Conferva floridula Dillwyn Audouinella floridula (Dillwyn) Woelkerling Callithamnion...
- slug Chrysoperla carnea, a common lacewing Columbella carnea, a sea snail Conferva carnea, a red algae Corynactis carnea, a colonial anthozoan Cypraea carnea...
- species is Fragilaria pectinalis Lyngbye from designating a lectotype from Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller. The taxonomy of the genus is still uncertain. The...
- Cladophora vagabunda Conferva expansa Mert. (type of) - Cladophora vagabunda (L.) C.Hoek at Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, Netherlands Scientific...
- Linnaeus except for some genera (e.g., Vorticella, Chaos, Volvox, Corallina, Conferva, Ulva, Chara, Fucus) were Leeuwenhoek, O. F. Müller, C. G. Ehrenberg and...
- placed and described in the Linnean Herbarium as Conferva Mutabilis Roth in 1797. Nowadays Conferva is no longer used and the species is described as...
- stricta (Dillwyn) Greville Synonyms Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn 1809 Conferva patens Dillwyn 1809 Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn 1804 Ceramium...
- acknowledged in a number of other works; and had had a species of algae, Conferva brownii (now Aegagropila linnaei) named after him by Lewis Weston Dillwyn...
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