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Fucus tomentosus var. elongatus Turner

Publication details
Fucus tomentosus var. elongatus Turner 1809: 1

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 Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 07 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 15 November 2018.

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