Fucus pristoides Turner
Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing South Africa; harvesting
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)
Fucus pristoides Turner 1807: 83, pl. 39
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 Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).
Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2011 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 19 September 2018.