Found attached to stones, etc., about the holdfasts of fucus.
The fucus esculentus, a kind of eatable sea-weed on our northern shores.
The species of fucus growing within the tidal range are cut from the rocks at low water, and are therefore known as “cut-weeds.”
In some northern countries, fucus serratus sprinkled with meal is used as winter fodder.
However, this position is not tenable, as a single branch of fucus has never been found on the Florida reef.
My point is as follows: Harvey gives the case of fucus varying remarkably, and yet in same way under most different conditions.
It is sometimes found free, but generally attached by its extremity to eel-grass or fucus, seldom to rocks.
Several species of fucus were attached either to stones or shells, as well as Ulv and Conferv.
fucus foliis capillaceis brevissimis, vesiculis minimis donatis.
The weeds most valued for the purpose are the fucus vesiculosus, nodosus, and serratus, and the Laminaria bulbosa and digitata.