Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner
Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner 1809: 26, pl. 82
Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
(Turner) C. Agardh (Yoshida, 1983: 166). - (18 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In the Harbour at Nangasaki [sic]. Dr Horner" [Nagasaki, Nagasaki Pref., Japan] (Turner 1808-1809: 26). Type: BM-K
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Yoshida, T. (1983). Japanese species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 99-246, 99 figs.
Created: 10 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 November 2018.