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Fucus flavus Linnaeus 1782

Publication details
Fucus flavus Linnaeus 1782: 452

Published in: Linnaeus filius, C. (1782 "1781"). Supplementum plantarum: Systematis vegetabilium editionis decimae tertiae, Generum plantarum editionis sextae, et Specierum plantarum editionis secundae. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]- 467 [+468 = Emendanda]. Brunsvigae [Braunschweig]: impensis Orphanotrophei.
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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 Thaumasia flavia (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 908).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), yellow.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 18 October 2021.

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