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Fucus capensis Areschoug

Publication details
Fucus capensis Areschoug in Kützing 1860: 7, pl. 16: fig. II [2]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1860). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. X pp. i-iv, 1-39, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus capensis S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (5 Sep 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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