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Fucus prolifer M.Blanco, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus prolifer M.Blanco 1837: 838, nom. illeg.

Published in: Blanco, [F.] M. (1837). Flora de Filipinas, Segun el sistema sexual de Linneo. pp. [i]-lxxviii, [1]-887. Manila: En la imprenta de Sto. Thomas por D. Candido Lopez.

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 Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Verheij, E. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1993). Seaweeds of the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia. Blumea 37: 385-510, 6 figs, 1 table, 19 plates.

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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 18 November 2018.

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