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Fucus constrictus Turner

Publication details
Fucus constrictus Turner 1811: 39, 40, pl. 152

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 Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), constricted.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "At Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown" [Kent Group of Islands, Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 40). Lectotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 176).

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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