Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner
Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner 1802: 387
Published in: Turner, D. (1802). A synopsis of the British Fuci. pp. 2 vols: 1:p. [i]-xlvi; vol. 2: [i]-189. London: Sold by J. White, Fleet-Street; and T. Longman and O. Rees, Paternoster-Row (Printed by F. Bush, Yarmouth.).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: various in Cornwall, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) note that this is the type locality recorded for Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse nom illeg. which is the intended basionym for this species.
Created: 03 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 27 August 2006 by M.D. 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 November 2018.