Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner
Gracilaria edulis (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Tanzania
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Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner 1808: 124
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). 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. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (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 Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq
Fucus edulis S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: 'India orientalis' (South & Skelton 2003: 722). Notes: According to Millar & Xia (1997), the type locality is Indonesia.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.
Created: 16 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 March 2019.