Fucus mackayi Turner
Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Fucus mackayi Turner 1808: 116, pl. 52 (as 'Mackaii' )
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum f. mackayi (Turner) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Connemara, Galway, Ireland (Athanasiadis 1996: 228). Type: BM? Notes: A more precise locality is unkown. Connemara comprises much of the western part of County Galway (M.D. Guiry, 25 January 2003).
Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.