Fucus bifurcatus Velley 1792: 257, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Withering, W. (1792). A botanical arrangement of British plants; including the uses of each species, in medicine, diet, rural economy, and the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany, &c. &c. Illustrated by copper plates. The Second edition. Including a new set of references to figures, partly by the author, and partly by Jonathan Stokes, M.D. Vol. III.. Vol. 3, part 2 pp. [i-xxiv] 1- 503, Plates XIII-XIX. Birmingham: Printed by Swinney & Walker; for G.G.J. & J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, and J. Robson, New Bond-Street, London; J. Balfour, and G. Elliot, Edinburgh.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=bifurcatus
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=bifurcatus
Created: 07 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=17633
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 12 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.