Fucus congestus R. ex Turner
Fucus congestus R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 105-106, pl. 179
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Areschougia congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
F. congestus Turner 1811: 105, pl. 179 (Womersley 1994: 356); F. congestus R. Browb ex Turner, 1809-1811: 105-106, pl. 179 (Silva et al 1996: 325). - (17 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kent's Islands, near New Holland [Kent Group of islands (39°27'S 147°20'E) Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 105-106). Holotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1994: 359).
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.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.
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.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.