Stictosiphonia arbuscula (Harvey) R.J.King & Puttock 1989

Publication Details
Stictosiphonia arbuscula (Harvey) R.J.King & Puttock 1989: 52

Published in: King, R.J. & Puttock, C.F. (1989). Morphology and taxonomy of Bostrychia and Stictosiphonia (Rhodomelaceae / Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 2: 1-73, 25 figs, 4 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stictosiphonia is Stictosiphonia hookeri (Harvey) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia arbuscula W.H.Harvey.

Bostrychia arbuscula W.H.Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: New Zealand: Otago; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: D. Lyall; iii.1850; K in BM; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), A small tree; little tree (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 October 2010

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