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Fucus maximus Osbeck

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus maximus Osbeck
plants in aquarium. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
coiled spring, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
holdfast, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus maximus Osbeck
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

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Liagora ceylonica Zeh

Ecklonia maxima (Osbeck) Papenfuss Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Fucus maximus Osbeck 1757: 283

Published in: Osbeck, P. (1757). Dagbok öfwer en Ostindisk resa åren 1750, 1751, 1752. Med anmårkningar uti naturkunnigheten, fråmmande folkslags språk, seder, hushållning [Journal of an East Indian voyage during the years 1750, 1751, 1752]. pp. [i-viii], [1]-376, [1-16 (Index)], pls I-XII. Stockholm: Tryckt hos L.L. Grefing.

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 Ecklonia maxima (Osbeck) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 639).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). A revision of the South African marine algae in herbarium Thunberg. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalensis 4(3): 1-17.

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.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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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 22 September 2018.

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