Fucus radiciformis R. ex Turner
Fucus radiciformis R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 128, pl. 189
Original publication: Turner, D. (1809-1811). 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. 3 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 taxonomic synonym of Sporochnus radiciformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.".
Womersley (1987: 284) cites the authority for this species as Turner 1811.
Source of synonymy
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=radiciformis
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=radiciformis
Created: 04 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112910