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Fucus palmatus Linnaeus

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Dulse harvester Wanda Vantassel (Fundy Dulse) on the shore on Digby Neck, Nova Scotia (with permission).. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial sori. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial sori. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial plant. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial plant. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; small plants starting to form tetrasporangial sori . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; regenerating and starting to form tetrasporangial sori . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Digby Neck, Nova Scotia; dulse harvesting site being monitored. 21 Feb 2012. Andrea Flynn. © Andrea Flynn.

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
tetrasporophytic plant TS, Brittany, France, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Myrionema terminale Noda

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; mature, reproductive plants with tubular Ulva spp. and fucoids
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus 1753: 1162

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ""Ad oras atlantica"" (Linnaeus 1753: 1162). Lectotype: L 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68). Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).

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Source of current name
[Weber, F. & Mohr, D.M.H.] (1805). Einige Worte über unsre bisherigen, hauptsächlich carpologischen Zergliederungen von kryptogamischen Seegewächsen. Beiträge zur Naturkunde 1: 204-329.

Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.

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