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Fucus purpurascens Hudson, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus purpurascens Hudson 1778: 589, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum BritanniƦ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopƦorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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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 Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 11 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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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 20 November 2018.

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