Fucus radiciformis R. ex Turner
Fucus radiciformis R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 128, pl. 189
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sporochnus radiciformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley (1987: 284) cites the authority for this species as Turner 1811.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Australia, probably near Sydney (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 638). Type: Lambert; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 284). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Millar & Kraft (1994a: 22) for more information on the type locality of this species. Womersley (1987) cites the type locality as "New Holl.".
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
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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 21 September 2018.