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Blossevillea racemosa Harvey ex Kützing 1860

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

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Blossevillea racemosa Harvey ex Kützing
Gnarabup, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Phacus megalopsis Pochmann

Cystophora racemosa (Harvey ex Kützing) J.Agardh Gnarabup, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Blossevillea racemosa Harvey ex Kützing 1860: 30, pl. 85: fig. I

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1860). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. X pp. i-iv, 1-39, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers.
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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 racemosa (Harvey ex Kützing) J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Australia (Cape Riche, Western Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 646). Type: Harvey; MEL 598 (Womersley 1987: 378). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 83) for more information on the type locality of this species. Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 5 (Womersley (1987: 378)).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

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.

Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 December 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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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 23 October 2021.

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