Fucus cartilagineus Forsskål
Fucus cartilagineus Forsskål 1775: 193, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (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=cartilagineus
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=cartilagineus
Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 810 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=22524
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.