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Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus

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

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Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 08 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 14 Sep 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

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

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Cape Griz Nez France; Saunders GWS000254. 21 Aug 1997. Gary Saunders . © Gary Saunders (gws@unb.ca).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds at low water. 22 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS. 29 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks; apices, some with tetrasporangia. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks epiphytic on corallines; a smaller entity that may be new. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain
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Publication details
Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus 1753: 1161

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 Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In Oceano australiore" (but probably northern Europe) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 340). Lectotype: L 910, 184...14 (Womersley 1994: 389). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Dixon (1967: 55-57). Northern Europe (Womersley 1994: 389).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.

Key references
Cremades, J., Barreiro, R., Maneiro, I. & Saunders, G.W. (2011). A new taxonomic interpretation of the type of Plocamium cartilagineum (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) and its consequences. European Journal of Phycology 46(2): 125-142.

Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.

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.

Saunders, G.W. & Lehmkuhl, K.V. (2005). Molecular divergence and morphological diversity among four cryptic species of Plocamium (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) in northern Europe. European Journal of Phycology 40: 293-312.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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

Created: 19 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.

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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 19 September 2018.

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