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Fucus bifidus Hudson, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus bifidus Hudson 1778: 581, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum BritanniƦ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopƦorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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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 Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
England ? Lectotype: Hudson's original description: (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 138).

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Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature. IV. Botaniska Notiser 120: 137-141.

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