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Blossevillea brownii (Turner) Kützing 1843

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

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Blossevillea brownii (Turner) Kützing

 

Publication details
Blossevillea brownii (Turner) 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 brownii (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus brownii Turner

Type information
Type locality: "On the western coast of New Holland. Mr. Menzies.—In King George's Sound, on the coast of New Holland Mr. Brown." (Turner 1811-1819: 2). Lectotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 386). Notes: See Womersley (1964: 78) for information on the lectotype.

Eponomy
Named for Robert Brown (1773-1858), British collector, botanist and microscopist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.

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