Fucus flaccidus Labillardière, nom. illeg.
Fucus flaccidus Labillardière 1807: 113, pl. 259: fig. 2, nom. illeg.
Published in: Labillardière, J.J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen Tomus secundus [parts 25, 26; pls 241-260]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora flaccida J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus flaccidus J.V. Lamouroux, 1802. - (31 Oct 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sur les côtes de Calalogne, aux environs de Barcelone [Barcelona, Spain] (De Candolle 1802: 131).
Created: 31 October 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 November 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 18 November 2018.