Fucus denticulatus N.L. 1768
Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey Paje, Zanzibar; fixed off-bottom cultivation; greenish form
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Fucus denticulatus N.L.Burman 1768: 28 [bis, actually p. 32]
Published in: Burman, N.L. (1768). Flora indica: cui accedit series zoophytorum indicorum, nec non prodromus florae capensis. pp. [i-vii], -241 [242 = Elenchus tabularum][1-17],  1*, 2-28, 25 [bis]-28 [bis], pls 1-21, 21*, 22-67. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Amstelaedami [Amsterdam]: apud Cornelium Haek, apud Johannem Schreuderum.
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This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey
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This entity is briefly described in an appendix to Flora indica: "Prodromus florae capensis" on a page numbered 28, but 4 other pages have this number. The description is very brief and there is no type locality or illustration. - (30 Jan 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Uncertain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 330). Type: LINN 1274-104 (Yoshida 1998: 801). Notes: Said to be Cape Of Good Hope, South Africa, but probably in error (Silva, Meñez & Moe, 1987: 46). See Doty (1988: 179, 180).
Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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