Fucus quercifolius R. ex Turner
Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
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Fucus quercifolius R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 37, 38, pl. 151
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 Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "On the south coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably King George Sound, Western Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 38). Holotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 404). Notes: See Womersley (1967: 256).
Source of current name
Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 January 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 19 September 2018.