Fucus aeruginosus Turner
Fucus aeruginosus Turner 1811: 29, 30, pl. 147
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), verdigris (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The type of "alpha" Fucus aeruginosus Turner is Lisbon; the other varieties described by Turner are from the Red Sea. The former is synonymous with Gracilaria multipartita and the latter with Gracilaria foliifera. - (1 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: " [alpha] near Lisbon. Mr. Teede" [Portugal] (Turner 1809-1811: 30).
Created: 24 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 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 12 November 2018.