Fucus heterophyllus Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus heterophyllus Turner 1808: 62, pl. 92, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). 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. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (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 Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus heterophyllus C.L.Willdenow, 1794. - (18 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Papenfuss 1940: 9).
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 September 2018.