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Fucus usnea 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 usnea R.Brown ex Turner
Hymenocladia usnea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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

Fucus usnea R.Brown ex Turner

 

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Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Hymenocladia usnea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus usnea R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 70-71, pl. 225

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 Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kent Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 368). Holotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1996: 109).

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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. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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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 21 September 2018.

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