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Fucus cartilagineus Gunnerus, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus cartilagineus Gunnerus 1772: 108, pl. III [3], fig. 5, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1772). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-148, indices, pls I-IX. Nidrosia [Trondheim]; Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding; F.C. Pelt.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus, 1753. - (9 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 08 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 09 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.

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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 22 September 2018.

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