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Fucus lichenoides Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus lichenoides Turner 1808: 124-126, pl. 118: figs a-c, e-i, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). 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. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (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 Gracilaria edulis (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Priority for F. lichenoides S.G.Gmelin, 1768 (Silva et al. 1996). - (27 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ceylon (Sri Lanka) (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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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 20 September 2018.

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