Fucus confluens R. ex Turner
Fucus confluens R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 16, 17, pl. 141
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 Carpoglossum confluens (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), confluent, running together, blending into one (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "At Port Dalrymple, in New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Mouth of the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania] (Turner 1809-1811: 16). Lectotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 408).
Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
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