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Fucus fimbriatus Desfontaines, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus fimbriatus Desfontaines 1799: 423, pl. 259, nom. illeg.

Published in: Desfontaines, R. (1799). Flora atlantica, sive historia plantarum, quae in Atlante, agro Tunetano et Algeriensi crescunt. Tomus secundus. pp. 161-458, pls 181-261. Parisiis [Paris]: L.G. Desgranges.
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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 Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin

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.

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Verified by: 20 December 2017 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 21 September 2018.

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