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Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Cystophora

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Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule.". 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule." . 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Dasya gunniana f. intermedia J.Agardh

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh 1848: 240

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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
Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Mertens 1819: 184). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh (fragments) (Womersley 1987: 400).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens 1819
Cystoseira subfarcinata (Mertens) C.Agardh 1824

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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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