Fucus ramosissimus , nom. inval.
Fucus ramosissimus Oeder 1766: 7, pl. CCLXXVI, nom. inval.
Published in: Oeder, G.C. (1766). [Flora danica] Icones plantarum sponte nascentium in regnis Daniae et Norvegiae, in ducatibus Slesvici et Holsaticae, et in comitatibus Oldenburgi et Delmenhorstiae; ad illustrandum opus de iisdem plantis, regio jussu exarandum, Florae danicae nomine inscriptum. Vol. 3, fasc. 5. pp. -10, pls. 241-300. København [Copenhagen]: Trykt hos hans Kongl. Majests. Hof-Bogtrykker Nicolaus Møller.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea oederi (Gunnerus) G.Furnari
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), much branched.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: according to INA: 'polynomial (phrase name), consequently not eligible as basionym ["Fucus, ramosissimus, ramis vagis approximatis teretibus, vesicis solidis, sparsis, caulinis"; epithet not differentiated typographically, as was usually done]'. See also Serio et al. (2008) and Athanasiadis (2016). - (27 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Stavanger (Athanasiadis 1996: 119). Lectotype: original illustration (Athanasiadis 1996: 119).
Source of current name
Serio, D., Petrocelli, A., Cormaci, M., Cecere, E. & Furnari, G. (2008). First record of Osmundea oederi (Gunnerus) G. Furnari comb. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29: 119-127.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2016 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 25 September 2018.