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Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Halymenia reptans Suhr

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth 1800: 104, pl. III

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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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 thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: ""E Chinae et Iaponiae maribus attulit Ill. Thunberg" cujus nomen huic Algae imposuiit dilectiss. Mertens." [China and Japan seas]

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Source of current name
Kuntze, O. (1880). Revision von Sargassum und das sogennante Sargasso-Meer. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 191-239, pls I, II.

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Verified by: 13 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Agardh, C.A. (1815). Anmärkningar om Fucus Thunbergii och beskrifning af en ny dermed nårslågtad art. Kungliga Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar 1815: 102-107, pl. IV A.

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