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Fucus ptilotus Gunnerus

Publication details
Fucus ptilotus Gunnerus 1772: 135, pl. II, fig. 15

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 Ptilota gunneri P.C.Silva, Maggs & L.M.Irvine

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Unlocalized (presumably Norway) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993). Lectotype: TR legit Gunnerus 1045.1 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993 Notes: Norway: Finnmark (INA).

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Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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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 17 October 2018.

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