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TitleList of specimens of the genus Fucus - Dawson Turner
AdminHistoryDawson Turner (18 October 1775 – 21 June 1858) was an English banker, botanist and antiquary.

Turner was born on 18 October 1775, the son of James Turner and Elizabeth Cotman. He was educated at North Walsham Grammar School (now Paston College), Norfolk and at Barton Bendish as a pupil of the botanist Robert Forby. He then attended Pembroke College, Cambridge, but did not complete his degree due to his father's illness. He joined his father's bank in 1796. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 1796, he married Mary Palgrave, who went on to become a portrait artist under her married name, Mary Dawson Turner. Turner died on 21 June 1858.
DescriptionManuscript entitled 'Herb. Linn. carefully' and containing a list of specimens of the genus Fucus [algae] written by Mr D. Turner and [thought to be] from the Linnean's collection. Types mentioned include:

- Fucus uvarius
- Fucus natans
- Fucus acinaria
- Fucus lendigerus
- Fucus turbinatus
- Fucus serratur
- Fucus volubilis
- Fucus vesiculosus
- Fucus divaricatus
- Fucus inflatur
- Fucus ceranoides
- Fucus spiralis
- Fucus canaliculatus
- Fucus linearis
- Fucus nodosus
- Fucus pyriferus [pyroferus]
- Fucus siliguosus
- Fucus siliculosus
- Fucus elongatus
- Fucus loreus
- Fucus foeniculaceus
- Fucus [triguctiatus?]
- Fucus gramulatus
- Fucus selaginoides
- Fucus concatenatus
- Fucus aculeatus
- Fucus hinsutus
- Fucus lycopodioides
- Fucus discors
- Fucus Filum
- Fucus lanosus
- Fucus fastigiatus
- Fucus furcellatus
- Fucus buccinalis
- Fucus digitatus
- Fucus esculentus
- Fucus saccharinum
- Fucus sanguineus
- Fucus ciliatus
- Fucus crispus
- Fucus cristatus
- Fucus dentatus
- Fucus rubens
- Fucus venosus
- Fucus vittatus
- Fucus ramentaceus
- Fucus plumosus
- Fucus abrotanifolins
- Fucus cartilagineus
- Fucus gigantinus
- Fucus spinosus
- Fucus spermophorus
- Fucus confervoides
- Fucus [pimatus?]
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Creator NameTurner, Dawson
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