Fucus incisifolius Turner 1811
Fucus incisifolius Turner 1811: 39-40, pl. 214
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], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with cut leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 679).
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.
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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