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Fucus norvegicus Gunnerus

Publication details
Fucus norvegicus Gunnerus 1772: 122, pl. III [3]: fig. 4

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1772). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-148, indices, pls I-IX. Nidrosia [Trondheim]; Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding; F.C. Pelt.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Norway.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Original description "F. n., fronde plana, sublineari, dichotomi, apicibus obtusis, hinc incurvis; divaricata purpurea. Rödtang. Hab. in oc. nostro."

Taxonomic notes
Fucus norvegicus Gunnerus (1772: 122), which seemingly represents the species currently known as Chondrus crispus Stackhouse, was mistakenly applied by Turner (1802: 222) to the species currently known as Gymnogongrus crenulatus (Turner) J. Agardh (see Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 217).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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