Fucus rotundatus , nom. illeg.
Fucus rotundatus Hudson 1762: 471, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Habitat in rupibus marinis prope S. Ives in Cornubia [Cornwall]. Ray Syn." (Hudson 1762: 471).
Created: 07 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2011 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 21 September 2018.