Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766
Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766: 96
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, , 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to sheep (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Pier Kuipers in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2023