Fucus rangiferina R. ex Turner
Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.
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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], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (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 Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley
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This is a marine species.
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) Kützing.
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.
Created: 12 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 27 February 2018 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 13 November 2018.