Fucus baccularia Mertens
Fucus baccularia Mertens 1819: 177
Original publication: Mertens, H. (1819). Mémoire sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, nouvelles ou peu connues, observées dans la collection du Muséum. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris] 5: 172-190, pls 13-15.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Sargassum baccularia (Mertens) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: not specified ("Ad Novam Hollandiam ) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 659). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommmend consulting C. Agardh (1824: 304) for more information on the type locality of this species. According to Tseng & Lu (1992: 17) the type locality is Singapore.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus baccularia Mertens)
Asia: China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992).
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=baccularia
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=baccularia
Created: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 October 2005 by Wendy Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.