Fucus foliifer Forsskål
Fucus foliifer Forsskål 1775: 191, pl. 8, fig. 3
Published in: 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 synonym of Gracilaria foliifera (Forsskål) Børgesen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), leaf-bearing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 168). Notes: Lectotype: C (Børgesen, 1932, fig. 1; Guiry & Freamhainn, 1985).
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. & Freamhainn, M.T. (1986). Biosystematics of Gracilaria foliifera (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Nordic Journal of Botany 5: 629-637.
Created: 03 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.