Fucus seaforthii Turner
Fucus seaforthii Turner 1808: 129-130, pl. 120
Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. II pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (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 synonym of Alsidium seaforthii (Turner) J.Agardh
Named for Francis Humberston Mackenzie (1754-1819), 1st Baron Seaforth, Governor of Barbados (1800-1806), during which period he ended slavery and slave killing on the island).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Island of Barbadoes [Barbados] (Turner 1808-1809: 130). Type: Lord Seaforth; BM-K
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
García-Soto, G. & Lopez-Bautista, J. (2018). Taxonomic notes on the genus Alsidium C. Agardh, including the merging of Bryothamnion Kützing (Rhodomelaceae). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 215-229.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 May 2019.