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Fucus radiciformis R.Brown ex Turner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus radiciformis R.Brown ex Turner

 

Publication details
Fucus radiciformis R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 128, pl. 189

Published in: 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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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 Sporochnus radiciformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 284) cites the authority for this species as Turner 1811.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia, probably near Sydney (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 638). Type: Lambert; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 284). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Millar & Kraft (1994a: 22) for more information on the type locality of this species. Womersley (1987) cites the type locality as "New Holl.".

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Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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