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Fucus prolifer M.Blanco, nom. illeg. 1837

Publication details
Fucus prolifer M.Blanco 1837: 838, nom. illeg.

Published in: Blanco, [F.] M. (1837). Flora de Filipinas, Segun el sistema sexual de Linneo. pp. [i]-lxxviii, [1]-887. Manila: En la imprenta de Sto. Thomas por D. Candido Lopez.

Publication date: Before December 1837

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 Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Source of current name
Verheij, E. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1993). Seaweeds of the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia. Blumea 37: 385-510, 6 figs, 1 table, 19 pls.

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