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Eucheuma muricatum (S.G.Gmelin) Weber Bosse 1928

Publication details
Eucheuma muricatum (S.G.Gmelin) Weber Bosse 1928: 413, fig. 164; pl. XII [12]: figs 1-5

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1928). Liste des algues du Siboga, IV. Rhodophyceae. Troisème partie. Gigartinales et Rhodymeniales et tableau de la distribution des Chlorophycées, Phaeophycées et Rhodophycées de l'Archipel Malaisien. Siboga-Expeditie Monographie 59d. pp. 393-533, figs 143-213, pls XI-XVI. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Eucheuma is Eucheuma spinosum J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey

Basionym
Fucus muricatus S.G.Gmelin

Type information
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 331). Lectotype (designated by Irvine): [illustration] "Fucus muricatus" in Gmelin, Hist. Fucorum: t. 6, f. 4. 1768: (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 255).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Eucheuma muricatum (S.G.Gmelin) Weber Bosse)
Indonesian: Agae-poeloe (Ohmi 1968).

Japanese: Kirinsai, Ryukyu-tsunomata (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Kylin, H. (1932). Die Florideenordung Gigartinales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(8): 1-88, 22 figs, 28 pls.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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