Fucus herbaceus Turner
Fucus herbaceus Turner 1808: 77, pl. 99
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: USA: "on the North-west coast of America" (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Archibald Menzies; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: BM 000562739; fig. 19 in Anderson 1985 (Yang et al. 2014: 162).
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.
Created: 15 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 April 2014 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 23 July 2019.