Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper intertidal rocks. Identity somewhat dubious
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Fucus linearis Hudson 1762: 467
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
“which is ‘a narrow form of F. vesiculosus L.’ Powell (1957: 416)” (Athanasiadis, 1996: 226)
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In littoribus marinis passin"
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280, 1 map. Göteborg: Algologia.
Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Gorostiaga, J.M. (1994). Fucus chalonii or Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis?. The Phycologist 37: 43-44.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.