Glossophora nigricans (J.Agardh) Womersley 1967

Dictyota nigricans J.Agardh

Current name: Dictyota nigricans J.Agardh
Memory Cove, South AustraliaG.J. Edgar

Publication Details
Glossophora nigricans (J.Agardh) Womersley 1967: 214-215

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Glossophora is Glossophora kunthii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota nigricans J.Agardh.

Dictyota nigricans J.Agardh

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. ad oras Novae Hollandiae occidentales; ad Orford Tasmania: D:na Meredith!" [western Australia; Orford, Tasmania]; (Agardh 1882: 94) Lectotype (Orford; designated by Womersley 1967: 214): Mrs Meredith; LD; Herb. alg. Agardh 48774 (Womersley 1987: 199)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 May 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 May 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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