Ralfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924
Ralfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia. Identification tentative. - 07 September 2018. National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
Ralfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 11
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). Phycological contributions, VII. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 1-13.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus fungiformis Gunnerus
Type locality: "Habitat in Islandia" [Iceland]; (Gunnerus 1776: 1091) Epitype: Helgi Jonsson; Iceland, Kolbeinsø, 1897; UPS; (Jørgensen 2012: 1091) Notes: "Gunnerus had no specimens, only citing Bauhin’s Pinax and Oeder’s treatment in Flora Danica 3(7), with tab. 420, which is the holotype. The Koenig specimen from Iceland which this is based on, has not been traced, so I here designate another Icelandic specimen as an epitype." (Jørgensen 2012: 1091)
This is a marine species.
Created: 02 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 March 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 June 2023