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Fucus ovinus Gunnerus

Publication details
Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766: 96

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, [4], 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.

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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to sheep (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
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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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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