Cystophora congesta Womersley & Nizamuddin ex Womersley 1964

Publication Details
Cystophora congesta Womersley & Nizamuddin ex Womersley 1964: 86, fig. 30, pl. 9: fig. 2

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.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora is Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: Robe, S.A.; (Index Nominum Algarum) Holotype: Nizzamuddin & Womersley; 16.iv. 1959; AD; A23980 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 October 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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