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Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner
1. Upper portion showing bifurcate tips. 2. Fragment with cystocarps. 3. Longitudinal section through cystocarp. 4. Habitat (overgrowing the lobster farm constructions at Mot Island, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Melobesia patena J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Gracilaria edulis (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Fucus lichenoides var. edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Turner 1808: 124

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). 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 Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq

Basionym
Fucus edulis S.G.Gmelin

Type information
Type locality: 'India orientalis' (South & Skelton 2003: 722). Notes: According to Millar & Xia (1997), the type locality is Indonesia.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

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