Fucus cornucopiae Mertens
Fucus cornucopiae Mertens 1829: 55
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrothamnus bifidus (S.G.Gmelin) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the Horn of Plenty.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], -22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
Created: 20 January 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 19 November 2018.