Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Chlorophyta > Class Ulvophyceae > Order Bryopsidales > Family Bryopsidaceae > Genus Bryopsis

Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh, 1823

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BryopsisJ.V.Lamouroux, 1809accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): grønnfjær sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: grønfjer sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: vederwier sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: hen pen sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English-United States: Hen Pen sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bryopsis sources: Sheridan, S.; Massin, C. (1998). Guide de la faune et flore sous-marine de Zelande. Commission Scientifique LIFRAS. 320 pp.
 German: grüner Federtang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: grønnfjær sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: grønnfjær
 Norwegian Nynorsk: grønfjør
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): grønfjør sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: grönplym


original description

Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum. Lund, Sweden

basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (4 barcodes)
GenBank (18 nucleotides; 16 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (385 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh, 1823. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144457




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