Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766: 96
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, , 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to sheep (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 September 2018.