Fucus dorycarpus Turner
Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Fucus dorycarpus Turner 1809: 21, 22, pl. 143
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 Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "On the western coast of New Holland. Mr. Menzies." [King George Sound, Western Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 22). Holotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 351). Notes: Silva et al. (1996: 716) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 252) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 04 November 1999 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 18 November 2018.