Fucus radiatus Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus radiatus Turner 1808: 161-162, pl. 134, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ecklonia radiata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus radiatus Goodenough & Woodward (=Polides rotundus).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "New Holland" [Port Jackson, New South Wales] (Turner 1808-1809: 162). Type: Governor Hunter and Mr [Robert] Brown; BM-K Notes: See Millar & Kraft (1994: 2, 25) for further information on the type locality
Created: 01 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.