Fucus furcatus Stackhouse 1802: 89, pl. 14: figs. n-p, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), forked, furcate (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=furcatus
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=furcatus
Created: 05 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2012 by Michael Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 410 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Anonymous (1863). Fucus furcatus Agardh, a new British seaweed. Journal of Botany, London 1: 283.
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:110601