Fucus saccharinus Linnaeus 1753

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Fucus saccharinus Linnaeus 1753: 1161

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.

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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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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 Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean; (Silva & al. 1996: 904)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), sugary (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 March 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 16 August 2022

 
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