Blossevillea retroflexa (Labillardière) Kützing 1843

Publication Details
Blossevillea retroflexa (Labillardière) Kützing 1843: 364

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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 retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Fucus retroflexus Labillardière

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat ad capitis Van-DIemen littora." [Tasmania]; (Labillardière 1807: 114) 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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 October 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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