Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus 1766
Fucus bifurcatus 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 Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.
Type locality: "Ofodienfibus in Norlandia" [Ofoten Fjord, Nordland, Norway]; (Gunnerus 1766: 96) Lectotype: TRH; (Wynne 2016: 1)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 29 June 2016
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 June 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023