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Fucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 144

Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
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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 Fucus vesiculosus f. volubilis (Goodenough & Woodward) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halidrys volubilis (Goodenough & Woodward) Stackhouse 1809

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vesiculosus var. longissimus Clemente 1807
Fucus vesiculosus var. tricystus C.Agardh 1820
Fucus vesiculosus var. monocystus C.Agardh 1820
Fucus axillaris J.Agardh 1868
Fucus axillaris var. spiralis J.Agardh 1868
Fucus axillaris var. divaricatus J.Agardh 1868
Fucus vesiculosus var. axillaris Sauvageau 1897
Fucus vesiculosus var. axilaris (J.Agardh) Miranda 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
(Britain)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Key references
PĂ©rez-Ruzafa, I.M. (2001). Fucus L.. In: Flora phycologica iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 33-61. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

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