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Fucus tomentosus Hudson, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus tomentosus Hudson 1778: 584, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum BritanniƦ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopƦorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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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 Codium tomentosum Stackhouse

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: included in synonymy Fucus elongatus Linnaeus [Himanthalia elongata]; see Newton (1953: 403]. - (8 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Newton, L.M. (1953). Marine algae. Scientific Reports of the John Murray Expedition 1933-34 9(5): 395-420, pls I-IV.

Key references
Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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Verified by: 08 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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