Fucus patens C. , nom. illeg.
Fucus patens C.Agardh 1815: 242, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1815). Anmårkningar om Fucus Pilulifer Turn. och beskrifning af tvenne nya dermed nårslågtade arter. Kungliga Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar 1815: 241-245.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum patens C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 08 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2012 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 25 September 2018.