Fucus crispus var. virens Goodenough & Woodward 1797
Fucus crispus var. virens Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 169
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, plates 16-19.
Publication date: 1797
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 February 2009
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 February 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 June 2023