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Fucus fimbriatus R.Brown ex Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus fimbriatus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 87-88, pl. 170, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). 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 Osmundaria fimbriata (J.V.Lamouroux) R.E.Norris

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fringed.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus fimbriatus S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: northern Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 531).

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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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