Fucus taxiformis Delile 1813

Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan

Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) TrevisanPanama. Branch apex with single prominent apical cell cutting off lens-shaped cell basally.Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication Details
Fucus taxiformis Delile 1813: 295, pl. 57: fig. 2 [1826]

Published in: Delile, A.R. (1813). Description de l'Égypte ou recueile des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, publié par les orderes de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.Histoire naturelle. Tom. Second. Histoire naturelle. Vol. 2 (fasc. 2 'troisème livraison') pp. 145-320 [Flore d'Égypte, explication des planches], pls 1-62 [1826]. Paris: Imprimerie Impériale.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan.

Type Information
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 182) Type: herb. Lenormand, C; (Yoshida 1998: 648)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Taxus.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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