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Fucus axillaris var. scorteus Turner

Publication details
Fucus axillaris var. scorteus Turner 1811: 28 (as 'ß. scorteus' )

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), borne in the axils.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"The variety [beta], which was found on the coast of New Holland, by M. Labillardière, and by him communicated to Professor Mertens, differs so much in its wider frond and thicker substance, that it looks like a distinct species. I have seen no intermediate specimens between it and [alpha]." - (1 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 22 November 2018.

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