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Fucus nitens N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Fucus nitens N.L.Gardner 1922

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 Fucus distichus Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), shining, gleaming (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Point Cavallo, Sna Francisco, California (Silva 1979: 338).

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Created: 04 October 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 18 September 2018.

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