Fucodium compressum J. 1848
Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Northern California
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Fucodium compressum J.Agardh 1848: 204, 355
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia. (Silva 1979: 338).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
New name for Fucus compressus C. Agardh 1824 (nom. illeg.) [Index Nominum Algarum]. - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.