Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808
Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808: 105-106, pl. 111
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Type locality: "western coast of New Holland", (probably King George Sound, Western Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 684). Type: Menzies; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 441). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with narrow leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. -484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 28 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 July 2005 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 17 October 2021.