Fucus scorpioides , nom. illeg.
Fucus scorpioides Hornemann 1813: pl. MCCCCLXXIX , nom. illeg.
Published in: Hornemann, J.W. (1813). [Flora danica] Vol. 9, fasc. 25. pp. 1-8, pls MCCCCXLI-MD. Havniae [Copenhagen].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum f. scorpioides Hauck
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus scorpiodes Hudson, 1762.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 12 November 2018.