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Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh 1848

Publication details
Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh 1848: 242

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora.

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

Fucus retroflexus Labillardière

Type information
Type locality: ‘Ad capitas Van-Diemen’ littora [Cape Van Diemen, south-eastern Tasmania) (Labillardière 1807: 113). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 396). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979: 20) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus retroflexus Labillardière 1807
Cystoseira retroflexa (Labillardière) C.Agardh 1820
Blossevillea retroflexa (Labillardière) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cystophora congesta Womersley & Nizamuddin ex Womersley 1964

General environment
This is a marine species.

Amended description (Bucahanan & Zuccarello, 2018: 381).

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Key references
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. [1]-48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Buchanan, J. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2018). Utility of molecular-assisted alpha taxonomy of the genus Cystophora (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from New Zealand and Australia. Phycologia 57(4): 374-384.

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

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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