Fucus banksii Turner
Hormosira banksii (Turner) Decaisne Kangaroo Island, Australia
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Fucus banksii Turner 1808: 1, pl. 1a-d
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 Hormosira banksii (Turner) Decaisne
Named for Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS (13 February 1743 – 19 June 1820), English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: New Holland Mr Menzies & Mr Brown [Australia] (Turner 1807-1808: ). Type: BM-K (Womersley 1987: 342).
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 November 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.