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Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner

Publication details
Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner 1809: 26, pl. 82

Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). 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 Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
(Turner) C. Agardh (Yoshida, 1983: 166). - (18 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In the Harbour at Nangasaki [sic]. Dr Horner" [Nagasaki, Nagasaki Pref., Japan] (Turner 1808-1809: 26). Type: BM-K

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Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

Key references
Yoshida, T. (1983). Japanese species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 99-246, 99 figs.

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