Fucus retroflexus Labillardière 1807

Publication Details
Fucus retroflexus Labillardière 1807: 113, pl. 260

Published in: Labillardière, J.-J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen Tomus secundus [parts 25, 26; pls 241-260]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.

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Publication date: early August 1807

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 Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat ad capitis Van-DIemen littora." [Tasmania]; (Labillardière 1807: 114) Type: FI; (Womersley 1987: 396) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979: 20) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2024

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