Fucus usnea R. ex Turner
Fucus usnea R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 70-71, pl. 225
Original publication: Turner, D. (1809-1811). 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. 3 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 taxonomic synonym of Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kent Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 368). Holotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1996: 109).
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. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=usnea
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=usnea
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 494 times since it was created.
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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 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.