Holotype species: Fucus pavonicus Linnaeus
Currently accepted name for the type species: Padina pavonia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Original publication and holotype designation: Roussel, H.F.A. (1806). Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, composée suivant la méthode de Jussieu, comparée avec de celle de Tournefort et de Linné. IIe Edition, dans lequelle les cryptogames sont distribuées par séries, où l'on a rénui quelques genres nouveaux. pp. 6-340, . A Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson, rue Froide-Rue.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Padina.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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