Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh Phyllospora comosa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Fucus comosus Labillardière 1807: 112, pl. 258
Published in: Labillardière, J.J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen Tomus secundus [parts 25, 26; pls 241-260]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "ad capitis Van-Diemen" (Storm Bay, Tasmania) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 906). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 347). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979b: 20) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1839). Revision der Algengattung Macrocystis. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 19(1): 281-316, pls XXVI-XXVIII.
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.
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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 11 December 2018.