Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner 1811

Publication Details
Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 49, 50, pl. 156

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 Sargassum paradoxum (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon.

Type Information
Type locality: "On the southern coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably Tasmania or Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait]; (Turner 1809-1811: 50) Type: Robert Brown; BM; (Womersley 1987: 430)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 14 April 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 October 2022

 
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