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Fucus cristatus Withering, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus cristatus Withering 1796: 103, nom. illeg.

Published in: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].
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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 Cryptopleura ramosa (Hudson) L.Newton

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: cites Ulva ramosa Hudson in synonymy. - (14 Jul 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. & Parkes, H.M. (1968). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature, II. Botaniska Notiser 121: 80-88.

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Verified by: 14 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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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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