Sphaerococcus fastigiatus ( ) Wahlenberg
Sphaerococcus fastigiatus (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg 1826: 895
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Furcellaria lumbricalis (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus fastigiatus Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 March 2019.