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Fucus racemosus Forsskål

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus


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Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Magaluf, Balearic Islands, Spain; invasive plants on a Posidonia oceanica rhizome. 26 Apr 2007. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Alicante, Spain. Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es). © Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Alicante, Spain. Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es). © Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands; intertidal pool in exposed area. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Alicante, Spain. Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es). © Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Caulerpa racemosa - ofu limu-fuafua. 12 Dec 2003. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Alicante, Spain; with Padina pavonia. Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es). © Carolina Pena Martín (carolina.pena@ua.es).

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Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh Boheydulang, Sabah, Ref Slope - 15m
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Publication details
Fucus racemosus Forsskål 1775: 191

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
Pantropical (Belton et al. 2014). - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Suez, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 832). Type: Herb. Forsskal, C 845 (Belton et al. 2014: 50). Notes: Leg. P. Forsskål (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 65).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.

Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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