Fucus aeruginosus Turner 1811
Fucus aeruginosus Turner 1811: 29, 30, pl. 147
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey
Type locality: " [alpha] near Lisbon. Mr. Teede" [Portugal] (Turner 1809-1811: 30).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), verdigris (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The type of "alpha" Fucus aeruginosus Turner is Lisbon; the other varieties described by Turner are from the Red Sea. The former is synonymous with Gracilaria multipartita and the latter with Gracilaria foliifera. - (1 Jan 2016) - M.D. 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.
Created: 24 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.