Fucus confertus R. ex Turner
Fucus confertus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 116, pl. 184
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophyllis conferta (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kent Is (Womersley 1996: 349). Holotype: Brown; BM (Womersley 1996: 349).
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 20 October 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.