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Branchioglossum epiphyticum A.J.K.Millar & M.J.Wynne

Publication details
Branchioglossum epiphyticum A.J.K.Millar & M.J.Wynne 1992: 232, figs 1-6

Published in: Millar, A.J.K. & Wynne, M.J. (1992). Branchioglossum epiphyticum sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), with a discussion of the generic boundaries between Branchioglossum and Hypoglossum. Phycologia 31: 231-239, 16 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Branchioglossum is Branchioglossum woodii (J.Agardh) Kylin.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Southwest side of Split Solitary Island (30o14’S; 153o11’E), New South Wales, Australia (Millar & Wynne 1992: 234). Holotype: R.L. Millar, A.J.K. Millar & P.G. Richards; 31 August 1990; 17m depth, epiphytic on Pachymenia prostrata J.Agardh. NSW A009860 (Millar & Wynne 1992: 234). Notes: The holotype consists of male, female and tetrasporangial specimens on a fragment of the basiphyte, as individual plants pressed seperately and as prepared microscopic whole-mount slides. Isotypes: AD, BM, DUKE, GALW, MEL, MELU, MICH, PC, US, WELT. Additional isotypes: NSW A009856-9859, NSW A009861-9871

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Branchioglossum epiphyticum A.J.K.Millar & M.J.Wynne)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993, Wynne 2014).

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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References
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Millar, A.J.K. & Wynne, M.J. (1992). Branchioglossum epiphyticum sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), with a discussion of the generic boundaries between Branchioglossum and Hypoglossum. Phycologia 31: 231-239, 16 figs.

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