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Fucus barbatus Linnaeus

Publication details
Fucus barbatus 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 Cystoseira foeniculacea (Linnaeus) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearded.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Roberts (1968: 257-258) gave reasons for considering Fucus barbatus Goodenough & Woodward a new species rather than a redescription of F. barbatus Linnaeus (1753: 1161; type locality: 'Oceano'), even though she thought that the two names apply to the same species. When F. barbatus Goodenough & Woodward is interpreted as a later homonym, it is not priorable, and Abrotanifolia barbata Stackhouse, intended to be a new combination, is treated as a new name in accordance with Art. 58.3 (Silva, Basson & Moe 1966). - (26 Jul 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Oceano" (Silva 1996-to date).

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

Key references
Roberts, M. (1968). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the genus Cystoseira C. Ag. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 60: 251-264, 5 pls.

Created: 26 July 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 April 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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