Fucus compressus C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1824

Publication Details
Fucus compressus C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1824: 279

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley.

Type Information
Type locality: U.S.A.: California, Monterey ["In mari australi"]; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: T. Haenke (Malaspina Expedition); LD; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022

 
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