Himanthalia elongata (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock platforms; young buttons with receptacles from older buttons breaking through
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Fucus elongatus Linnaeus 1753: 1159
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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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Himanthalia elongata (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat inter Angliam & Hispaniam [Living between England and Spain] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159).
Source of current name
Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 18 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 January 2019.