Fucus scoparius Mertens ex Turner
Fucus scoparius Mertens ex Turner 1809: 156, pl. 132
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a broom; fastigiate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 10 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 20 October 2018.