Fucus corneus var. spiniformis (J.V. ) Turner
Fucus corneus var. spiniformis (J.V.Lamouroux) Turner 1811: 146, 149 ('spinaeformis')
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel
Fucus spiniformis J.V.Lamouroux
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 13 March 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 20 September 2018.