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Fucus forsteri Mertens ex Turner

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

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Fucus forsteri Mertens ex Turner
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia; on seagrass leaves. 04 Aug 2016. John Huisman. © John Huisman (J.Huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Enteromorpha marchantae Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Laurencia forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) Greville Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia; on seagrass leaves
© John Huisman (J.Huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Fucus forsteri Mertens ex Turner 1809: 15-16, pl. 77

Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). 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. III pp. [i], [1]-164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (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 Laurencia forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) Greville

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "New Zealand. Sir C. P. Thunberg.—Coast of New Holland, parasitical upon other Fuci. Mr. Menzies." (Turner 1808-1809: 16). Lectotype: Mr Menzies; BM (Womersley 2003: 462). Notes: Lectotype selected by Saito & Womersley (1974: 824).

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Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Verified by: 04 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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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 13 November 2018.

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