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Fucus aeruginosus Turner 1811

Publication details
Fucus aeruginosus Turner 1811: 29, 30, pl. 147

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 Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey

Type information
Type locality: " [alpha] near Lisbon. Mr. Teede" [Portugal] (Turner 1809-1811: 30).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), verdigris (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The type of "alpha" Fucus aeruginosus Turner is Lisbon; the other varieties described by Turner are from the Red Sea. The former is synonymous with Gracilaria multipartita and the latter with Gracilaria foliifera. - (1 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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