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Fucus flaccidus Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus flaccidus Turner 1807: 137-138, pl. 61, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). 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 Carpoblepharis flaccida (J.V.Lamouroux) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus flaccidus J.V. Lamouroux, 1802. - (3 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 386).

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M.D. 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 20 September 2018.

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