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Fucus abrotanifolius Linnaeus

Publication details
Fucus abrotanifolius Linnaeus 1753: 1161

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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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 Cystoseira foeniculacea (Linnaeus) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves resembling the finely cut foliage of southerwood Artemesia abrotanum (Neal 1993).

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

Taxonomic notes
Athanasiadis (1996) lists this entity as synonym of Cystoseira foeniculacea (Linnaeus) Greville. Specimens of this entity determined by various authors are likely to be Cystoseira compressa (Garreta et al., 2002: 122).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gómez Garreta, A., Barcelo i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Cystoseira C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 99-166. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280. Göteborg: Algologia.

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

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