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Fucus botryocarpus Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus botryocarpus Turner 1819: 115, pl. 246, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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 Botryocarpa prolifera Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous at the time of publication as it included Fucus ovifrons Mohr in synonymy. - (14 Oct 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Cape of Good Hope

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Created: 02 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 October 2010 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 17 November 2018.

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