Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766: 96
Original publication: 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 taxonomic synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to sheep (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=ovinus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=ovinus
Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1629 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=22303
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.