Fucus cartilagineus , nom. illeg.
Fucus cartilagineus Gunnerus 1772: 108, pl. III , fig. 5, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1772). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, -148, indices, pls I-IX. Nidrosia [Trondheim]; Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding; F.C. Pelt.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus, 1753. - (9 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 09 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.
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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 22 September 2018.