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Cystophora gracilis Womersley

Publication details
Cystophora gracilis Womersley 1964: 79, 81, figs 19, 20, pl. 6: 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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 645). Holotype: Womersley; 24 August 1963; large eulittoral pool, s. side of Ellen Point. ADU A26725 (Womersley 1987: 388). Notes: Womersley (1987: 388) notes that there are isotypes distributed in "Marine Algae of southern Australia" No. 55.

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Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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