Fucus seaforthii Turner
Fucus seaforthii Turner 1808: 129-130, pl. 120
Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). 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. II pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (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 synonym of Alsidium seaforthii (Turner) J.Agardh
Named for Francis Humberston Mackenzie (1754-1819), 1st Baron Seaforth, Governor of Barbados (1800-1806), during which period he ended slavery and slave killing on the island).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Island of Barbadoes [Barbados] (Turner 1808-1809: 130). Type: Lord Seaforth; BM-K
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
García-Soto, G. & Lopez-Bautista, J. (2018). Taxonomic notes on the genus Alsidium C. Agardh, including the merging of Bryothamnion Kützing (Rhodomelaceae). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 215-229.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 857 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14766
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.