Fucus peniculus R. ex Turner
Acetabularia peniculus (R.Brown ex Turner) Solms-Laubach Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Fucus peniculus R.Brown ex Turner 1819: 77, pl. 228 (as 'Fucus Peniculus Brown M.S.S.' )
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acetabularia peniculus (R.Brown ex Turner) Solms-Laubach
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "King George's Sound" [Western Australia] (Turner 1811-1819: 77, 78). Type: Mr Brown [Robert Brown]; BM Herb. Turner Notes: Womersley (1984: 297) gives the type locality as “Nouvelle-Hollande, sur une vénus” which is clearly incorrect.
Source of current name
Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasyladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.
Created: 25 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.