Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; slow-growing irregular plants on wave-exposed shore
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Fucus nodosus Linnaeus 1753: 1159
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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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in Mari Atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159). Notes: On-line view of an unlocalised specimen LINN 1274.58 in the Linnean Herbarium labelled "9" as in the protologue. Athanasiadis (1996: 217) indicated that no type has been designated.
Source of current name
Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 September 2018.