Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808

Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.AgardhHoutman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808: 105-106, pl. 111

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 Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh.

Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 July 2005

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 July 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 February 2023

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