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Apoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) Womersley & Shepley 1982

Publication details
Apoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) Womersley & Shepley 1982: 329

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Shepley, E.A. (1982). Southern Australian species of Hypoglossum (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 30: 321-346, 9 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Apoglossum is Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Delesseria spathulata Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 447). Notes: Womersley (2003: 40) gives the following data for the type: Type from Georgetown, Tasmania (collected by Harvey); lectotype (Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 272 I), in Herb. Harvey, TCD.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), spatulate, spatula-like; alternative form of spatulatum.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria spathulata Sonder 1845
Hypoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria tasmanica Mueller ex Harvey 1859
Apoglossum tasmanicum (Mueller) J.Agardh 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
1- 27 m deep (Womersley 2003: 40).

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Key references
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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