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Fucus plumosus Linnaeus, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus plumosus Linnaeus 1767: 134, nom. illeg.

Published in: von Linné, C. (1767). Systema naturae. Vol. II pp. 1-736 + (16). Holmiae.

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 Ptilota gunneri P.C.Silva, Maggs & L.M.Irvine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 27 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 16 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.

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