Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin
Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; on lower-shore ledges; to 30 mm
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Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 161, pl. 18: fig. 3
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Mare mediterraneum et anglicum" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).
Source of current name
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.
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.
Created: 25 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 September 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 10 December 2018.