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Bostrychia arbuscula W.H.Harvey

Publication details
Bostrychia arbuscula W.H.Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1855: 226

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A small tree; little tree (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stictosiphonia arbuscula (Harvey) R.J.King & Puttock 1989

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphibia arbuscula Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand: Otago (Silva 1996-to date). Type: D. Lyall; iii.1850; K in BM (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Muangmai, N., West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2014). Evolution of four Southern Hemisphere Bostrychia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) species: phylogeny, species delimitation and divergence times. Phycologia 53(6): 593-601.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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