Fucus coccineus Hudson, nom. illeg. 1778

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Fucus coccineus Hudson, nom. illeg. 1778: 586

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum BritanniƦ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopƦorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.

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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 Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 October 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 October 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022

 
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