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Fucus latifolius Poiret, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus latifolius Poiret 1808: 353, nom. illeg.

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 340-409. Paris: Chez H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6.

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 Sargassum ilicifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nom illeg. (see Silva et al., 1996: 665, 666). - (24 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 665). Type: du Petit-Thouars; (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 28 March 2002 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 24 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 20 September 2018.

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