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Fucus corneus var. setaceus Turner

Publication details
Fucus corneus var. setaceus Turner 1811: 147

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 Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150).

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Created: 10 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

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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 16 October 2018.

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