Fucus platycarpus Turner 1809

Publication Details
Fucus platycarpus Turner 1809: 23, 24, pl. 144

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.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Botryoglossum platycarpum (Turner) K├╝tzing.

Type Information
Type locality: "At the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Brand, in the Banksian Herbarium." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]; (Turner 1809-1811: 24) Holotype: BM?;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2022

 
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