Fucus latifolius , nom. illeg.
Fucus latifolius Poiret 1808: 353, nom. illeg.
Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 340-409. Paris: Chez H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum ilicifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nom illeg. (see Silva et al., 1996: 665, 666). - (24 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 665). Type: du Petit-Thouars; (Silva 1996-to date
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 28 March 2002 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 24 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 26 May 2019.