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Fucus fastigiatus J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus fastigiatus J.Agardh 1841: 3, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
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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 Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus fastigiatus Linnaeus. - (25 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Californiae: Douglas! (Sp. d. Lindley)" (California, U.S.A.) (Agardh 1841: 3).

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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 25 September 2018.

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