- Ancient Greek φῦκος (phŷkos, "seaweed"). (Wiktionary)
“See also "Fucus," in this volume, for method of preparing barilla and soda from sea-weeds.”
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
“That's salt marsh, so not much Fucus but many horseshoe crabs.”
“Fucus vesiculosus, a seaweed also known as bladderwrack, gets a " C " grade as a diet aid from Natural Standard Research Collaboration, a Cambridge, Mass., scientist-owned group that evaluates natural therapies .”
“Fucus Vesiculosus, or bladderwrack is a seaweed rich in iodine, which, if used in safe quantities, can prevent under-active thyroid in the same way iodized salt does.”
“Given the correct conditions vast algal mats can form on the under-surface of sea ice, including both microalgae and macroalgae such as sea-tangle (Fucus distichus), and their associated epiphytic organisms such as Pylaiella littoralis.”
“A healthy stand of rockweed (Fucus gardneri) growing on a boulder in Prince William Sound.”
“Those Fucus plants that subsequently settled on tests of Chthamalus dalli became dislodged during storms because of the structural instability of the attachment of this opportunistic barnacle.”
“Absence of structural algal canopy led to declines in associated invertebrates and inhibited recovery of Fucus itself, whose recruits avoid desiccation under the protective cover of the adult plants.”
“Dramatic initial loss of cover by the most important biogenic habitat provider, the rockweed Fucus gardneri, triggered a cascade of indirect impacts.”
“After apparent recovery of Fucus, previously oiled shores exhibited another mass rockweed mortality in 1994, a cyclic instability probably caused by simultaneous senility of a single-aged stand.”
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