Fucus osmundaceus Turner
Stephanocystis osmundacea (Turner) Trevisan La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal
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Fucus osmundaceus Turner 1809: 91
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. III 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 Stephanocystis osmundacea (Turner) Trevisan
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: At Port Trinidad, on the North-west coast of America (Turner 1808-1809: 92). Type: Mr. Menzies; BM-K
Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 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 20 October 2018.