Fucus sarniensis Mertens
Fucus sarniensis Mertens in Roth 1806: 103, pl. I 
Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Attributed to Mertens in the legend to pl. I. - (4 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Ex insula Sarnia misit amicus quidam Mertensio." [Guernsey, Channel Islands, Mertens] (Roth 1806: 103).
Source of current name
Kraan, S. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). A genetic investigation of two morphotypes of Palmaria palmata (Palmariales, Rhodophyta) using Rubisco spacer and ITS 1 and ITS 2 sequences. Cryptogamie Algologie 27: 17-30.
Created: 20 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2017 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 21 November 2018.