Fucus corneus var. pulchellus Turner
Gelidium pulchellum (Turner) Kützing Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; late-summer plants in a rock-pool
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Fucus corneus var. pulchellus Turner 1819: 146, pl. 257: fig. p
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium pulchellum (Turner) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.