Fucus cornutus Turner
Fucus cornutus Turner 1811: 152-153, pl. 258
Original publication: Turner, D. (1811-1819). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. 4 pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pl. 197-258 (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 taxonomic synonym of Plocamium cornutum (Turner) Harvey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Turner 1811-1819: 152). Type: Mr Burchell; BM?
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=cornutus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=cornutus
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 October 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.