Fucus decipiens R. ex Turner
Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Fucus decipiens R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 78-80, pl. 166
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 Phyllotricha decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "At Port Dalrymple in New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Port Dalrymple, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 78). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 424).
Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.
Goldberg, N.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Sargassum kendrickii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), a new species of subgenus Phyllotrichia from southern Australia. Botanica Marina 47: 424-430.
Created: 28 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 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.