Fucus paradoxus R. ex Turner
Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 49, 50, pl. 156
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 Sargassum paradoxum (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "On the southern coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably Tasmania or Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait] (Turner 1809-1811: 50). Type: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 430).
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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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 19 January 2019.