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Fucus purpureus Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus purpureus Turner 1817: 67, pl. 224, nom. illeg.

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 Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Phillips, L.E. & De Clerck, O. (2005). The terete and sub-terete members of the red algal tribe Amansieae (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 5-33.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2018.

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