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Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner

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

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Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner

 

Gigartina plicata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 98-99, pl. 238

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: southern Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 145). Holotype: Brown; BM (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 137). Notes: According to Womersley & Guiry (1994: 137) the type is from "S coast of N. Holl.".

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Key references
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.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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