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Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner

Publication details
Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 49, 50, pl. 156

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 Sargassum paradoxum (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "On the southern coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably Tasmania or Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait] (Turner 1809-1811: 50). Type: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 430).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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