Fucus distentus Mertens ex
Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux Spain; cortical cells
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Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth 1806: 103, pl. II 
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], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
In the legend to pl. II, the name is attributed to Mertens. - (31 Jan 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Habitat prope Gades. Mertens." [Cadíz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 103). Type: BM
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Created: 21 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 November 2018.