Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin
Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin 1768: 158, pl. XVI: fig. 2
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium versicolor (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Promentorium capitis bonae spei [Cape of Good Hope] ... et in Hollandiam ... " (Gmelin 1768: 158).
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
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Verified by: 04 March 2014 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 23 May 2019.