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Bryopsis foliosa Sonder 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Bryopsidaceae
Genus Bryopsis

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Bryopsis foliosa Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 05 Jun 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bryopsis foliosa Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bryopsis foliosa Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Campylodiscus thuretii Brébisson

Bryopsis foliosa Sonder Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm
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Publication details
Bryopsis foliosa Sonder 1845: 49

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis gracilis Sonder 1845

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Bryopsis gemellipara has been misapplied to this species by Womersley (1956: 363) (Rottnest Island record).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (probably near Fremantle) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 805). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 26486 (Womersley 1984: 280). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1984: 280) for more information on the type locality of this 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.

Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. (2010). Bryopsidales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 157-209. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.

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