Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
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.
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