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Spongia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1169. 1 Mai 1753.
T.: non designatus
Originally assigned to the algae, this genus is referable to the sponges. Certain species subsequently described in the genus are algae. The generic name is retained in botanical nomenclature for purposes of homonymy.
(2) 9 Feb 1996