Blossevillea galapagensis ( & ) W.R.Taylor 1945
Blossevillea galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) W.R.Taylor 1945: 112, pl. 23
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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 Bifurcaria galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) Womersley
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
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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 17 October 2021.