Fucus latifolius Poiret 1808: 353, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 340-409. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Sargassum ilicifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 665).
Source of synonymy
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=latifolius
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=latifolius
Created: 28 March 2002 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 19 January 2010 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 661 times since it was created.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.