Fucus anceps & Ward ex Carruthers
Fucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers 1864: 54
Published in: Carruthers, W. (1864). Note on the Kilkee Fucus. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 2: 54.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fucus distichus subsp. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers) H.T.Powell
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), two-edged (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Powell, H.T. (1957). Studies in the genus Fucus L. I. Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 36: 407-432.
Coleman, M.A. & Brawley, S.H. (2005). Variability in temperature and historical patterns in reproduction in the Fucus distichus complex (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae): implications for speciation and the collection of herbarium specimens. Journal of Phycology 41: 1110-1119.
Harvey, W.H. (1864). The Kilkee Fucus. Popular Science Review 3: 389.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.