Fucus platycarpus Turner
Fucus platycarpus Turner 1809: 23, 24, pl. 144
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 Botryoglossum platycarpum (Turner) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "At the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Brand, in the Banksian Herbarium." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Turner 1809-1811: 24). Holotype: 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.
Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Børgesen, F. (1909). Fucus spiralis Linné or Fucus platycarpus Thuret: a question of nomenclature. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 39: 105-119, pl. 9.
Sauvageau, C. (1908). Sur deux Fucus récoltés à Arcachon (Fucus platycarpus et Fucus lutarius). Bulletin de la Station Biologique d'Arcachon 11: 65-224.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.