Blossevillea grevillei (C. ex Sonder) Kützing 1849
Cystophora grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Blossevillea grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kützing 1849: 629
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
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
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.