Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland;
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Fucus scorpioides 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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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Habitat in littore Sussexiano; at Selsey-Island plentifully. Dr Dill[enius]. R. Syn. [Selsey, Sussex, England] (Hudson 1762: 471). Notes: Selsey (meaning Seal Island) West Sussex was once an island. It is likely that the type was collected in the saltmarshes west of Selsey Bill by Dillenius. Dixon & Irvine (1982: 96) selected as "holotype" the illustration in Ray (1724: pl. 2: fig. 6) on the basis that Hudson based his description on Ray. The material upon which the illustration is based is in Dillenius's herbarium at OXF). Art 9.1 [Melbourne Code] specifies "A holotype of a name of a species or infraspecific taxon is the one specimen or illustration [prior to 2007] used by the author, or designated by the author as the nomenclatural type."
Source of current name
Montagne, C. (1842). Bostrychia. Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle [Orbigny] 2: 660-661.
Ray, J. (1724). Synopsis methodica stirpium britannicarum: tum indigenis, tum in agris cultis, locis suis dispositis; additis generum characteristicis, specierum descriptionibus & virium epitome. Edition tertia multis locis emendata, & quadringentis quinquagenta circiter speciebus noviter detectis aucta. Cum iconibus. Editio tertia. pp. [i-xvi], -482 [1-30], pls I-XIV. Londini [London]: Impensis Gulielmi & Johannis Innys Regiae Societatis Tyopgraphorum, in Area Occidentali D. Pauli.
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