Fucus cirrhosus Turner
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], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2002). Plocamium cirrhosum comb. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta) to replace P. costatum. New Zealand Journal of Botany 40: 137-142.
Created: 15 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.