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Fucus patens C.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus patens C.Agardh 1815: 242, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1815). Anmårkningar om Fucus Pilulifer Turn. och beskrifning af tvenne nya dermed nårslågtade arter. Kungliga Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar 1815: 241-245.
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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 Sargassum patens C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 08 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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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 26 May 2019.

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