Fucus retroflexus Labillardière
Fucus retroflexus Labillardière 1807: 113-114, pl. 260
Original publication: Labillardière, J.J. (1806). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen. Vol. 2 pp. 1-130, Plates 141-230. Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiâ Dominae Huzard.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad capitas Van-Diemen littora [Cape Van Diemen, south-eastern Tasmania) (Labillardière 1806: 113). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 396). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979: 20) for more information on the type locality of this species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=retroflexus
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=retroflexus
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 December 2007 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 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.