Cystophora congesta & ex
Cystophora congesta Womersley & Nizamuddin ex Womersley 1964: 86, fig. 30, pl. 9: fig. 2
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1964). The morphology and taxonomy of Cystophora and related genera (Phaeophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 12: 53-110, 48 figs, 16 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Robe, S.A. (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: Nizzamuddin & Womersley; 16.iv. 1959; AD A23980 (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Buchanan, J. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2018). Utility of molecular-assisted alpha taxonomy of the genus Cystophora (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from New Zealand and Australia. Phycologia 57(4): 374-384.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 12 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.