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Fucus echinatus Poiret, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus echinatus Poiret 1808: 348, nom. illeg.

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Varec. Fucus. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 340-409. Paris: Chez H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6.

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 Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus echinatus Stackhouse, 1797. - (13 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 20 January 2017 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 15 November 2018.

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