Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Fucus fragilis Forsskål 1775: 190
Original publication: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Actinotrichia fragilis (Forsskål) Børgesen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 104).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus fragilis Forsskål)
South-west Asia: Yemen (Liu & Wang 2009).
Source of synonymy
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=fragilis
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=fragilis
Created: 08 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 651 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=17651
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.