Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Muxía, 2009, TS with tetrasporangia
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Fucus rotundus Hudson 1762: 471
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ration of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St Ives, Cornwall, England (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 179). Lectotype: Hudson’s description based on herb. Sherard 1906, OXF (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 179). Notes: See also Drew (1958, pl. 61).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
Created: 19 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.