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Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus linearifolius Turner
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus linearifolius Turner
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Cymbella aequalis W.Smith

Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808: 105-106, pl. 111

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 linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "western coast of New Holland", (probably King George Sound, Western Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 684). Type: Menzies; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 441). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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

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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.

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