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Fucus polypodioides Desfontaines, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus polypodioides Desfontaines 1799: 421, 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 Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus polypodioides S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (12 Jan 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Mare Numidico" (Algeria) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 584).

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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 19 November 2018.

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