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Fucus venosus Linnaeus

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

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Fucus venosus Linnaeus
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus venosus Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus venosus Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; indentity not certain. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Fucus venosus Linnaeus 1771: 312

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi], [143] - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. 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 Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), veiny, full of veins, having many branched veins, or being conspicuously veined.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 457).

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Source of current name
Krauss, F. [Krauss, C.F.F. von] (1846). Pflanzen des Cap- und Natal-Landes, gesammelt und zusammengestellt von Dr. Ferdinand Krauss. (Schluss.). Flora 29(14): 209-215.

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

Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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