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Fucus musciformis Wulfen

Publication details
Fucus musciformis Wulfen 1791: 54, species CCXCV [295], pl. 14: fig. 3

Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1791 '1789'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem, spectantia cum figuris. Vol. III. In: . ( Eds), pp. [1]-306. Vindobonae [Vienna]: Ex Officina Wappleriana.

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 Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus musciformis Wulfen)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Clemente 1818), Spain (Roxas Clemente y Rubio 1807).

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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