Fucus botryocarpus Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus botryocarpus Turner 1819: 115, pl. 246, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (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 Botryocarpa prolifera Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous at the time of publication as it included Fucus ovifrons Mohr in synonymy. - (14 Oct 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Cape of Good Hope
Created: 02 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 October 2010 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 18 September 2018.