Fucus decurrens R. ex Turner
Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia
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Fucus decurrens R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 142, pl. 194
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 Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), running down, e.g. a leaf prolonged beyond the point of insertion and running down the stem.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "North shores of New Holland" (Womersley 1954: 344). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 421).
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.
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1954). Australian species of Sargassum, subgenus Phyllotrichia. Australian Journal of Botany 2: 337-354, 1 fig, plates 1-5.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
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