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Fucus comosus Poiret, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus comosus Poiret 1808: 375, nom. illeg.

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 340-409. Paris: Chez H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6.

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 Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus comosus Labillardière. - (27 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

Created: 27 January 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.

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