Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner 1811

Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, VictoriaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 51, 52, pl. 157 (as 'Fucus torulosus. Brown, MSS.')

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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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 Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: "In Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait, Australia]; (Turner 1809-1811: 52) Holotype: R. Brown; BM; (Womersley 1987: 384) Notes: Womersley (1987: 384) notes that there are isotypes at BM and E.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2024

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