Fucus articulatus Forsskål, nom. illeg.
Fucus articulatus Forsskål 1775: 191, nom. illeg.
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hormophysa cuneiformis (J.F.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus articulatus S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Suez, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 651).
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.
Created: 27 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.