Fucus torulosus R. ex Turner
Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand; intertidal pool
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Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 51, 52, pl. 157
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 Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 52). Holotype: R. Brown; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 384). Notes: Womersley (1987: 384) notes that there are isotypes in BM and E.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 18 March 2019.