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Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner

Publication details
Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner 1802: 387

Published in: Turner, D. (1802). A synopsis of the British Fuci. pp. 2 vols: 1:p. [i]-xlvi; vol. 2: [i]-189. London: Sold by J. White, Fleet-Street; and T. Longman and O. Rees, Paternoster-Row (Printed by F. Bush, Yarmouth.).
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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 Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Cornwall, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) note that this is the type locality recorded for Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse nom illeg. which is the intended basionym for this species.

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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 24 September 2018.

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