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Fucus lichenastrum var. edulis (Gmelin) Poiret

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

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Fucus lichenastrum var. edulis (Gmelin) Poiret
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 lichenastrum var. edulis (Gmelin) Poiret
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 lichenastrum var. edulis (Gmelin) Poiret 1817: 448

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1817). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. Supplément 5. (Lamarck, [J.B. de] Eds), pp. 415-450. Paris: Chez Mme veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Librarie, rue des Poitevine, no. 6.
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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.

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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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 14 November 2018.

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