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Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing 1849

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

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Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing
Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing

 

Lemanea mamillosa Kützing

Cystophora grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing 1849: 629

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh

Basionym
Cystoseira grevillei C.Agardh ex Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (probably near Fremantle) (Silva & al. 1996: 645). Type: Preiss; MEL 286 (Womersley 1987: 374). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 85) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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.

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.

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Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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