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Fucus coronopifolius Zoëga 1772

Publication details
Fucus coronopifolius Zoëga 1772: 19

Published in: Zoëga, J. (1772). Flora islandica. In: Reise igiennem Island, foranstaltet af Videnskabernes Sælskab i Kiøbenhavn. (Olafsens, E. & Povelsens, B. Eds), pp. Tilhang 1-20. Soroe [Sorø]: Jonas Lindgrens. [in Danish]
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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 Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry

Type information
Type locality: [Iceland] (Zoëga 1772: 19).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with leaves like Coronopus, a weedy flowering plant (now Lepidium.

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

Nomenclatural notes
The author cited "Fucus Coronopi facie. Ray. Synops. Stirp. Britt. p. 45, no. 23 and "Parvus purpureus" L. The description is "coronopifolius, frondibus cartilagineis, subdichotomis, canaliculatis, subtus & margine obíitis verrucis seu ramulorum rudimentis confertis." - (5 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Key references
Ray, J. (1724). Synopsis methodica stirpium britannicarum: tum indigenis, tum in agris cultis, locis suis dispositis; additis generum characteristicis, specierum descriptionibus & virium epitome. Edition tertia multis locis emendata, & quadringentis quinquagenta circiter speciebus noviter detectis aucta. Cum iconibus. Editio tertia. pp. [i-xvi], [1]-482 [1-30], pls I-XIV. Londini [London]: Impensis Gulielmi & Johannis Innys Regiae Societatis Tyopgraphorum, in Area Occidentali D. Pauli.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2021.

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