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Fucus debilis Forsskål

Publication details
Fucus debilis 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 Gracilaria debilis (Forsskål) Børgesen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), weak.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mokha (Al Mukha), Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 163). Holotype: P. Forsskål, No. 888; C (Forsskål herbarium) (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: fig. 2).

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Key references
Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (1985). Morphological studies on some tropical species of Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta): taxonomic concepts based on reproductive morphology. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 137-155. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program. Report T-CSGCP-011.

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.

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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 17 November 2018.

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