Fucus plicatus , nom. illeg.
Fucus plicatus Esper 1798: pl. 37, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280. Göteborg: Algologia.
Created: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 November 2018.