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Fucus platycarpus Turner

Publication details
Fucus platycarpus Turner 1809: 23, 24, pl. 144

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 Botryoglossum platycarpum (Turner) Kützing

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "At the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Brand, in the Banksian Herbarium." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Turner 1809-1811: 24). Holotype: BM?

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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References
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Børgesen, F. (1909). Fucus spiralis Linné or Fucus platycarpus Thuret: a question of nomenclature. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 39: 105-119, pl. 9.
Sauvageau, C. (1908). Sur deux Fucus récoltés à Arcachon (Fucus platycarpus et Fucus lutarius). Bulletin de la Station Biologique d'Arcachon 11: 65-224.

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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 26 September 2018.

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