Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon microscope, longitudinal seccion, Brittany, France, 2008
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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).
Source of current name
Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
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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 January 2019.