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Fucus flavus Linnaeus

Publication details
Fucus flavus Linnaeus 1782: 452

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1782). Supplementum plantarum. pp. (XVI +) 467 + (468 = Emendanda). Braunschweig.

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 Thaumasia flavia (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), yellow.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 908).

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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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