Apoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) & 1982
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Delesseria spathulata Sonder
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.
This is a marine species.
1- 27 m deep (Womersley 2003: 40).
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. -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. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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