Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne 1842

Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.AgardhPoint Lonsdale, VictoriaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne 1842: 331

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamouroux. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 17: 297-380, [pls 14-17].

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Blossevillea.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Basionym
Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: "In Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait, Australia]; (Turner 1809-1811: 52) Holotype: R. Brown; BM (ex K); (Womersley 1987: 384) Notes: Womersley (1987: 384) notes that there are isotypes in BM and E.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022

 
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