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Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin 1964

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Cystophora


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Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Gnarabup, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Cystophora moniliformis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Cystophora monilformis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Cystophora moniliformis, Tesselated Pavement, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 30 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Augusta, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Audouinella sanctae-thomae (Børgesen) Garbary

Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin Cystophora moniliformis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin in Womersley 1964: 71, fig. 6; pl. 3: fig. 1

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1964). The morphology and taxonomy of Cystophora and related genera (Phaeophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 12: 53-110, 48 figs, 16 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora is Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fucus moniliformis Esper

Type information
Type locality: ‘aus der Südsee’, (probably southern coast of Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 646). Holotype: R. Brown; ER (Womersley 1987: 370). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 71-72) for more information on the type locality of this species. Womersley (1987: 370) cites the "south seas" (south coast of Australia) as the type locality.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus moniliformis Esper 1804

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Blossevillea spartioides (Turner) Decaisne
Cystoseira spartioides (Turner) C.Agardh
Fucus spartioides Turner 1819
Cystophora spartioides (Turner) J.Agardh 1848
Phyllotricha spartioides (Turner) Areschoug 1854

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 370) cites the authority for this species as (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin ex Womersley 1964.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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