Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner)
Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville 1830: synop. xxxiv 
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scytothalia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus dorycarpus Turner
Type locality: "On the western coast of New Holland. Mr. Menzies." [King George Sound, Western Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 22). Holotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 351). Notes: Silva et al. (1996: 716) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 252) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Fucus dorycarpus Turner 1809
Scytothalia xiphocarpa J.Agardh 1848
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -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.
Created: 04 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Naylor, M. (1949). Some observatons on the receptacles of Scytothalia dorycarpa, with special reference to the extrusion of the oogonia. Annals of Botany, New Series 13: 135-149.
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