Fucus tortilis C.
Fucus tortilis C.Agardh 1812: 6
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), twisted, winding, spiral (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.