Fucus prolifer M.Blanco, nom. illeg. 1837
Fucus prolifer M.Blanco, nom. illeg. 1837: 838
Published in: Blanco, M. (1837). Flora de Filipinas, según el sistema sexual de Linneo. pp. [i]-lxxviii, -887. Manila: Imprenta de Sto. Thomás por D. Cándido Lopez.
Publication date: Before December 1837
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 07 March 2023
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023