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Fucus flaccidus J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Fucus flaccidus J.V.Lamouroux in A.P.De Candolle 1802: 131, pl. IX [9]: fig. 1

Published in: De Candolle, A.P. (1802). Description de deux espèces inédites de Varecs, par le C. Lamouroux fils, d'Agen. Bulletin de Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 131 only, pl. IX.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. Guiry in 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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