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Fucus hypnoides R.Brown ex Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus hypnoides R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 93-94, pl. 173, nom. illeg.

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 Caulerpa flexilis J.V.Lamouroux ex C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus hypnoides Wulfen, 1787. - (31 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kent Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 821).

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Created: 17 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1848). Études sur l'organisation, la fructification et la classification du Fucus wigghii de Turner et de Smith, et de l'Atractophora hypnoides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique 10: 361-376.

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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 23 September 2018.

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