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Fucus heterophyllus Turner, nom. illeg. 1808

Publication details
Fucus heterophyllus Turner 1808: 62, pl. 92, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808

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 Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus heterophyllus C.L.Willdenow, 1794. - (18 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Papenfuss 1940: 9).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 19 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2020.

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