Bostrychia tenuissima R.J. & Puttock 1989
Bostrychia tenuissima R.J.King & Puttock 1989: 18, figs 7d, 8
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
Bostrychia tenuis f. typica E.Post 1936
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Fairy, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 364). Holotype: Harvey; MEL 672236 (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 174D) (Womersley 2003: 364).
Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., Karsten, U. & King, R.J. (1999). Molecular relationships within Bostrychia tenuissima (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 81-86.
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