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Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne 1842

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Blossevillea

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Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Point Lonsdale, Victoria. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Cystophora torulosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia" . M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Cystophora torulosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia" . M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Cystophora torulosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne
Cystophora torulosa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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.

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