Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth 1800

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan). - 09 March 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication Details
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth 1800: 104, pl. III

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.

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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 thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze.

Type Information
Syntype localities: ""E Chinae et Iaponiae maribus attulit Ill. Thunberg" cujus nomen huic Algae imposuiit dilectiss. Mertens." [China and Japan seas];

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 September 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 September 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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