Fucus cirrhosus Turner 1807

Publication Details
Fucus cirrhosus Turner 1807: 141, pl. 63

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808

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 Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Type locality: Dusky Sound, Fiordland region of the South Island, New Zealand; (Wynne 2002: 142) Type: "Mr. Andrews" [most likely Mr. W. Anderson]; "1774" [and error for 1773]; BM; 44253 (Wynne 2002: 142) Notes: In Banksian Herbarium (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2022

 
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