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Cystophora expansa Womersley

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora is Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Blossevillea expansa Areschoug

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Blossevillea expansa Areschoug 1854

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 382) cites the authority for this species as (Areschoug) Womersley 1964.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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