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Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth

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

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Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Spain; cortical cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

 

Ectocarpus fasciculatus var. refractus (Kützing) Ardissone

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux Spain; cortical cells
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth 1806: 103, pl. II [2]

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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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 Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
In the legend to pl. II, the name is attributed to Mertens. - (31 Jan 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat prope Gades. Mertens." [Cadíz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 103). Type: BM

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

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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 24 September 2018.

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