Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Hormophysa cuneiformis (J.F.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
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Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin 1792: 1389
Published in: Gmelin, J.F. (1792). Caroli a Linné...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Vol. 2, part 2 pp. 885-1661. Leipzig.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hormophysa cuneiformis (J.F.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
(Latin), wedge-shaped or narrow below and wide above.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Lipkin & Silva (2002: 48) note that this is a new name (Fucus articulatus Forsskal 1775: 191, not F. articulatus S.G. Gmelin 1768: 77). - (15 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: As Suways (Suez), Egypt (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 48). Type: P. Forsskål; C (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 48).
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.
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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 22 July 2019.