Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1851

Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.AgardhAustralia - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (

Publication Details
Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1851: 483-484

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: southern Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 145) Holotype: Brown; BM; (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 137) Notes: According to Womersley & Guiry (1994: 137) the type is from "S coast of N. Holl.".

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

A common subtidal species on rough-water coasts (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 137).

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 June 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 June 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 August 2022

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