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Fucus cornutus Turner

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

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Fucus cornutus Turner
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water; with tip damage. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Plocamium cornutum (Turner) Harvey Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water; with tip damage
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus cornutus Turner 1811: 152-153, pl. 258

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '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. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Plocamium cornutum (Turner) Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Turner 1811-1819: 152). Type: Mr Burchell; BM?

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: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 October 2006 by M.D. 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.

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