Fucus flaccidus Turner, nom. illeg. 1807
Fucus flaccidus Turner 1807: 137-138, pl. 61, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpoblepharis flaccida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 386).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus flaccidus J.V. Lamouroux, 1802. - (3 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 June 2021.