Fucus latifolius Turner
Fucus latifolius Turner 1808: 66-67, pl. 94
Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (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 Sargassum latifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1808-1809 (Silva et al., 1996); 1809 (INA). - (24 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 682). Type: Lord Valencia; 1807; BM (ex K) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 49). Notes: Red Sea: Lord Valentia (INA). Type: BM000561585 (Mattio et al., 2015).
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.
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: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.