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Blossevillea retorta (Mertens) Montagne 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Blossevillea

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Blossevillea retorta (Mertens) Montagne
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cystophora retorta (Mertens) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Blossevillea retorta (Mertens) Montagne 1845: 64

Published in: Montagne, C. (1845). Plantes cellulaires. In: Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelée...pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont-d'Urville. Botanique. (Hombron, J.B. & Jacquinot, H. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. i-xiv, 1-349. Paris: Gide et Cie, Éditeurs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Blossevillea is Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora retorta (Mertens) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus retortus Mertens

Type information
Type locality: not specified ("Novae Hollandiae") (Silva & al. 1996: 646). Type: PC (Womersley 1987: 392). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 92) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also made by Trevisan (1845: 65). - (21 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.

Created: 16 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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