Turbinaria foliosa


Taxonavigation: Fucales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Heterokonta
Phylum: Ochrophyta
Subphylum: Phaeista
Infraphylum: Limnista
Superclassis: Fucistia
Classis: Phaeophyceae
Subclassis: Fucophycidae
Ordo: Fucales

Familia: Sargassaceae
Genus: Turbinaria
Species: Turbinaria foliosa



Turbinaria foliosa M.J.Wynne, 2002

  • Type locality: Western side of Wadi Zeid (Hoon’s Bay) 16.944967oN, 54.80402oE, east of Mirbat, Dhofar, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Holotype: G. Richards & M. Wynne; 9th September 2001; attached to boulders at 3-5m depth and in drift. MICH 09092001-04-02. Isotypes: BM, GENT, ON, PC, US.


  • Wynne, M.J. 2002. Turbinaria foliosa sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus Turbinaria. Phycological Research 50(4): 283–293. Reference page. : 283–293, figs 1–19
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. Turbinaria foliosa. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2019-02-19.