Fucus axillaris R. ex Turner
Fucus axillaris R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 27, 28, pl. 146
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Seirococcus axillaris (R.Brown ex Turner) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), borne in the axils.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "At Port Dalrymple, in New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Tasmania] (Turner 1809-1811: 28). Type: BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 348).
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 09 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.