Fucus tenax Turner 1806

Gloiopeltis tenax (Turner) Decaisne

Current name: Gloiopeltis tenax (Turner) Decaisne
pl. 13 showing type - 28 July 2014. Out of copyright

Publication Details
Fucus tenax Turner 1806: 376, pl. 13

Published in: Turner, D. (1806). Account of a new interesting species of Fucus. Annals of Botany 2: 376-378, pl. 13.

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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 Gloiopeltis tenax (Turner) Decaisne.

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari Sinensi ... comm. Sir Joseph Banks" ; (Turner 1806: 376) Type:

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), holding fast, tough (opposite to fragilis) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 July 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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