Fucus flavus Linnaeus 1782: 452
Published in: Linnaeus filius, C. (1782 "1781"). Supplementum plantarum: Systematis vegetabilium editionis decimae tertiae, Generum plantarum editionis sextae, et Specierum plantarum editionis secundae. pp. [i]-xvi, - 467 [+468 = Emendanda]. Brunsvigae [Braunschweig]: impensis Orphanotrophei.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thaumasia flavia (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), yellow.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 908).
Created: 11 September 2002 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 10 April 2017 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 23 February 2019.