Blossevillea torulosa (R. ex Turner) 1842
Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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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].
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
Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner
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.
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
Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 09 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 21 September 2021.