Fucus brownii Turner
Fucus brownii Turner 1819: 1-3, pl. 197
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (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 Cystophora brownii (Turner) J.Agardh
Named for Robert Brown (1773-1858), British collector, botanist and microscopist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "On the western coast of New Holland. Mr. Menzies.—In King George's Sound, on the coast of New Holland Mr. Brown." (Turner 1811-1819: 2). Lectotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 386). Notes: See Womersley (1964: 78) for information on the lectotype.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 23 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 August 2016 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 13 November 2018.