Fucus tenax Turner
Fucus tenax Turner 1806: 376, pl. 13
Published in: Turner, D. (1806). Account of a new interesting species of Fucus. Annals of Botany 2: 376-378, pl. 13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiopeltis tenax (Turner) Decaisne
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), holding fast, tough (opposite to fragilis) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In mari Sinensi ... comm. Sir Joseph Banks" (Turner 1806: 376). Type:
Created: 12 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2014 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 18 October 2018.