Fucus lichenoides Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus lichenoides Turner 1808: 124-126, pl. 118: figs a-c, e-i, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Priority for F. lichenoides S.G.Gmelin, 1768 (Silva et al. 1996). - (27 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ceylon (Sri Lanka) (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 24 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2019.