Fucus corneus var. pulchellus Turner 1819

Gelidium pulchellum (Turner) Kützing

Gelidium pulchellum (Turner) KützingSpiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; epiphyte on Corallina officinalis - 19 June 2020. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Fucus corneus var. pulchellus Turner 1819: 146, pl. 257: fig. p

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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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 Gelidium pulchellum (Turner) Kützing.

Type Information
England: Devon: Sidmouth.;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 February 2023

 
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