Fucus capensis S.G.Gemelin
Fucus capensis S.G.Gemelin 1768: 157, pl. XVII: fig. 1
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium capense (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 134).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 September 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.