Cystophora expansa Womersley 1964: 77, figs 15-17, pl. 5: 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Blossevillea expansa Areschoug
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 644). Type: S (Womersley 1987: 384). Notes: Womersley (1987: 384) notes that there is a probable isotype in MEL (356).
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
Blossevillea expansa Areschoug 1854
Womersley (1987: 382) cites the authority for this species as (Areschoug) Womersley 1964.
This is a marine species.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
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.
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