Cystophora moniliformis ( ) &
Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin Gnarabup, Western Australia
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Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin in Womersley 1964: 71, fig. 6; pl. 3: fig. 1
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.
Fucus moniliformis Esper
Type locality: ‘aus der Südsee’, (probably southern coast of Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 646). Holotype: R. Brown; ER (Womersley 1987: 370). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 71-72) for more information on the type locality of this species. Womersley (1987: 370) cites the "south seas" (south coast of Australia) as the type locality.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
Fucus moniliformis Esper 1804
Blossevillea spartioides (Turner) Decaisne
Cystoseira spartioides (Turner) C.Agardh
Fucus spartioides Turner 1819
Cystophora spartioides (Turner) J.Agardh 1848
Phyllotricha spartioides (Turner) Areschoug 1854
Womersley (1987: 370) cites the authority for this species as (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin ex 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.
Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 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 19 June 2019.