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Fucus purpureus Hudson

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

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Fucus purpureus Hudson
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; lower-shore rock. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Cystoclonium purprueum Cuan, Ventry Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; on lower-shore ledges; to 80 mm. 14 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; lower intertidal rock. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; MLWN plants in sand. 22 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to about 90 mm long. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants with cystocarps. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal pools; with cystocarps. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus purpureus Hudson
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rock. 13 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceramium strictum (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters Cystoclonium purprueum Cuan, Ventry Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus purpureus 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.
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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 Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in saxis et rupibus marinis" [England] (Hudson 1762: 471).

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Source of current name
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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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 20 November 2018.

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