Fucus rigidus Vahl, nom. illeg.
Fucus rigidus Vahl 1802: 46, nom. illeg.
Published in: Vahl, M. (1802). Endeel kryptogamiske Planter fra St.-Croix. Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kiøbenhavn 5(2): 29-47.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus rigidus Turra, 1780, q.v., "a name of unknown application" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150). - (30 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.