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IOC entry for Myriodesma quercifolium

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Myriodesma quercifolium (Bory de Saint-Vincent) J. Agardh

Lessonia quercifolia Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1826b: 322 (type locality: southern Australia fide Nizamuddin & Womersley, 1967: 380).

Myriodesma quercifolium (Bory de Saint-Vincent) J. Agardh, 1848b: 192.—Kützing, 1849: 588.— Kützing, 1860: 4, pl. 9: figs. Ia,b.— Sonder, 1880: 5.— J. Agardh, 1890: 7–8.— J. Agardh, 1894b: 93–94.— Lucas, 1909: 14.— Nizamuddin & Womersley, 1967: 379–381, pl. 72B; pl. 73: fig. 8.— Nizamuddin, 1970: 135.— Womersley, 1987: 416.— Kraft & Wynne, 1992: 20.

Taxonomic synonyms:

* Fucus? australis Sonder, 1845: 51 (type locality: Western Australia).

Himanthalia australis (Sonder) Sonder, 1846 [1846–1848]: 158.—J. Agardh, 1848b: 197.— Kützing, 1849: 588.— Kützing, 1860: 3, pl. 6: figs. IId,e.— Harvey, 1863: viii.— De Toni, 1895b: 218.— Lucas, 1909: 14.

Funicularius australis (Sonder) Kuntze, 1891: 895.

* Myriodesma latifolium Harvey, 1855b: 534 (type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia).—Harvey, 1858b: pl. XXIV.— Kützing, 1860: 4–5, pl. 9: fig. IIc.— Harvey, 1863: ix.— Sonder, 1880: 5.— De Toni & Levi, 1888: 119.— J. Agardh, 1890: 7.— De Toni, 1895b: 192.— Lucas, 1909: 14.

Myriodesma latifolium Harvey forma duriusculum J. Agardh, 1894b: 92 (`duriuscula') (type locality: not specified).—De Toni, 1895b: 192.

Myriodesma latifolium Harvey forma lineare J. Agardh, 1894b: 92 (`linearis') (type locality: not specified).—De Toni, 1895b: 192.

Myriodesma latifolium Harvey forma oblongum J. Agardh, 1894b: 92 (`oblonga') (type locality: not specified).—De Toni, 1895b: 192.

* Myriodesma bipinnatum J. Agardh, 1897: 100–101 (type locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia).

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: Australia.

Note: The synonymy of this species was discussed in detail by Nizamuddin & Womersley (1967: 379–381).

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