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Fucus furcatus Stackhouse, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus furcatus Stackhouse 1802: 89, pl. 14: figs. n-p, nom. illeg.

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), forked, furcate (Stearn 1992).

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

Nomenclatural notes
- (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 05 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Anonymous (1863). Fucus furcatus Agardh, a new British seaweed. Journal of Botany, London 1: 283.

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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 19 November 2018.

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