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Fucus radiatus Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus radiatus Turner 1808: 161-162, pl. 134, nom. illeg.

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 Ecklonia radiata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus radiatus Goodenough & Woodward (=Polides rotundus).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "New Holland" [Port Jackson, New South Wales] (Turner 1808-1809: 162). Type: Governor Hunter and Mr [Robert] Brown; BM-K Notes: See Millar & Kraft (1994: 2, 25) for further information on the type locality

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.

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