Fucus zosteroides Turner
Fucus zosteroides Turner 1819: 83, pl. 231, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Turner, D. (1811-1819). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. 4 pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pl. 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: Typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Cystoseira zosteroides C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Zostera, a sea-grass.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Although this names is technically a later homonym of Fucus zosteroides J.V. Lamouroux, this latter name (q.v.) was illegitimate because of an unwarranted change of epithet, which allows the Turner name to be used.
Source of synonymy
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=zosteroides
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=zosteroides
Created: 03 March 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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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 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.