Fucus seaforthii Turner
Fucus seaforthii Turner 1808: 129-130, pl. 120
Original publication: Turner, D. (1808-1809). 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. 2 pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pl. 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 taxonomic synonym of Bryothamnion seaforthii (Turner) Kützing
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
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=seaforthii
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=seaforthii
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.