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Fucus cirrhosus Turner

Publication details
Fucus cirrhosus Turner 1807: 141, pl. 63

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 Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dusky Sound, Fiordland region of the South Island, New Zealand (Wynne 2002: 142). Type: "Mr. Andrews" [most likely Mr. W. Anderson]; "1774" [and error for 1773]; BM 44253 (Wynne 2002: 142). Notes: In Banksian Herbarium (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2002). Plocamium cirrhosum comb. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta) to replace P. costatum. New Zealand Journal of Botany 40: 137-142.

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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 20 September 2018.

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