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Fucus lichenoides S.G.Gmelin

Publication details
Fucus lichenoides S.G.Gmelin 1768: 120, pl. 8: figs 1, 2

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 124) write: "The identity of F. lichenoides is uncertain: Gmelin's fig. 1 looks like Liagora, but his fig. 2 might well be Gracilaria." - (14 Nov 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Americae meridionalis littora, et Mare Numidicum" (Gmelin 1768: 120). Notes: The type material has not been located.

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Key references
Willdenow, C.L. (1794). Phytographia seu descriptio rariorum minus cognitarum plantarum. Fasciculus primus. pp. [i-ii], [1]-15, pls I-X. Erlangae [Erlangen]: sumptibus Wolfgangi Walther.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.

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