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Fucus peperocarpos Poiret

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus peperocarpos Poiret
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus peperocarpos Poiret
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus peperocarpos Poiret
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gracilaria pumila Greville

Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus peperocarpos Poiret 1808: 384-385 ('pepricarpos') (as 'pepricarpos' )

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 340-409. Paris: Chez H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: probably Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 314). Lectotype: Figs 1-6: CN (Wynne, Ardré & Silva 1993: 38). Notes: "Circumstantial evidence suggests that the provenance of Poiret's collection was Australisa rather than the Indian Ocean" Wynne et al. (1993). According to Womersley (1994: 402) the type is probably from Tasmania.

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Key references
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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Wynne, M.J., Ardré, F. & Silva, P.C. (1993). The identity of Fucus pepricarpos Poiret. Cryptogamie, Algologie 14(1): 37-42, 6 figs.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2018.

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