Branchioglossum epiphyticum

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Delesseriaceae
Subfamilia: Delesserioideae
Tribus: Hypoglosseae
Genus: Branchioglossum
Species: Branchioglossum epiphyticum



Branchioglossum epiphyticum A.J.K.Millar & M.J.Wynne, 1992

  • Type locality: Southwest side of Split Solitary Island (30°14’S; 153°11’E), New South Wales, Australia.
  • Holotype: R.L. Millar, A.J.K. Millar & P.G. Richards; 31 August 1990; 17m depth, epiphytic on Pachymenia prostrata J.Agardh. NSW A009860. (Holotype consists of male, female and tetrasporangial specimens on a fragment of the basiphyte, as individual plants pressed separately and as prepared microscopic whole-mount slides). Isotypes: AD, BM, DUKE, GALW, MEL, MELU, MICH, PC, US, WELT. Additional isotypes: NSW A009856-9859, NSW A009861-9871


  • Millar, A.J.K. & Wynne, M.J. 1992. Branchioglossum epiphyticum sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), with a discussion of the generic boundaries between Branchioglossum and Hypoglossum. Phycologia 31: 231–239, 16 figs. Reference page. : 232, figs 1–6
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Branchioglossum epiphyticum. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 5 October 2017.