Blossevillea fallax (Sonder) Kützing 1849
Sargassum fallax Sonder Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Blossevillea fallax (Sonder) Kützing 1849: 361
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 Sargassum fallax Sonder
Sargassum fallax Sonder
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 671). Lectotype: Preiss; MEL 687512 (Womersley 1987: 432). Notes: Womersley (1987: 432) notes that there is also an isolectotype (687513).
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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. -484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 07 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 July 2005 by G.M. 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 27 October 2021.