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Fucus herbaceus Turner

Publication details
Fucus herbaceus Turner 1808: 77, pl. 99

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 Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: "on the North-west coast of America" (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Archibald Menzies; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: BM 000562739; fig. 19 in Anderson 1985 (Yang et al. 2014: 162).

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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