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Fucus ornatus Linnaeus

Publication details
Fucus ornatus Linnaeus 1771: 312

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi], [143] - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1951). Notes on South African marine algae III. J. S. Afr. Bot. 17: 167-188.

Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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