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Fucus rangiferina R.Brown ex Turner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus rangiferina R.Brown ex Turner
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Fucus rangiferina R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 114-115, pl. 183

Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kents Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Womersley 1973: 256). Type (tetrasporangial): R. Brown (no. 256); 1803-4; BM (Womersley 1973: 256). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 258) the type is from Georgetown, Tasmania and the holotype (Gunn 1279) is in TCD. These data seem to apply to Sphaerococcus australis Harvey 1844, the basionym of Callophyllis coccinea (Harvey in Hooker & Harvey) K├╝tzing.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1973). Further studies on Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 97: 253-256, 7 figs.

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