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Bostrychia tenuissima R.J.King & Puttock

Publication details
Bostrychia tenuissima R.J.King & Puttock 1989: 18, figs 7d, 8

Published in: King, R.J. & Puttock, C.F. (1989). Morphology and taxonomy of Bostrychia and Stictosiphonia (Rhodomelaceae / Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 2: 1-73, 25 figs, 4 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bostrychia tenuis f. typica E.Post 1936

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Fairy, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 364). Holotype: Harvey; MEL 672236 (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 174D) (Womersley 2003: 364).

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Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 08 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., Karsten, U. & King, R.J. (1999). Molecular relationships within Bostrychia tenuissima (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 81-86.

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