Fucus linearifolius Turner
Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808: 105-106, pl. 111
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with narrow leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "western coast of New Holland", (probably King George Sound, Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 684). Type: Menzies; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 441). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 28 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 July 2005 by Wendy 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 21 September 2018.