Fucus horneri Turner
Sargassum horneri (Turner) C.Agardh Fragment of young plant (Qingdao, Yellow Sea, China). Insert: plantlet.
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Fucus horneri Turner 1808: 34, pl. 17
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). 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. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (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 horneri (Turner) C.Agardh
Named for "Dr Horner" who was astronomer and collecter aboard the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe (1803-1806), with the ships 'Nadeshda' [or Nadezhda] and 'Neva,' under the command of Capt. Adam von Krusenstern (Wynne 2009).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In the Straits of Corea" (Turner 1807-1808: 34). Lectotype: Fig. 7 A: Dr. Horner; BM-K (Yoshida 1983: 116).
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Wynne, M.J. (2009). Marine algae and early explorations in the upper North Pacific and Bering Sea. Algae 24: 1-29.
Yoshida, T. (1983). Japanese species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 99-246, 99 figs.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.