Fucus verticillatus Lightfoot 1777: 692, pl. 31
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Chylocladia verticillata (Lightfoot) Bliding
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), verticillate, whorled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Jura, Argyll, Scotland (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 81). Lectotype: BM-K (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 81).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus verticillatus Lightfoot)
Europe: Britain (Guiry 1997).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=verticillatus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=verticillatus
Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=12964
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.