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Blossevillea retroflexa (Labillardière) Kützing

Publication details
Blossevillea retroflexa (Labillardière) Kützing 1843: 364

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Blossevillea is Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus retroflexus Labillardière

Type information
Type locality: ‘Ad capitas Van-Diemen’ littora [Cape Van Diemen, south-eastern Tasmania) (Labillardière 1807: 113). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 396). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979: 20) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 16 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. 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 26 May 2019.

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