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Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Desmarestiales
Family Desmarestiaceae
Genus Desmarestia

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Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata
© Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com)

Publication details
Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 25

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus 1763
Sphaerococcus aculeatus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797
Hippurina aculeata (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1809
Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817
Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Spinularius aculeata (Linnaeus) Ruprecht 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus muscoides Hudson 1762
Fucus virgatus Gunnerus 1766
Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides Turner 1802
Ectocarpus densus Lyngbye 1819
Sporochnus aculeatus var. complanatus C.Agardh 1820
Sporochnus aculeatus var. plumosus Suhr 1834
Desmarestia aculeata var. plumosa (Suhr) Oersted 1844
Desmarestia aculeata f. subnervis E.S.Sinova 1921
Desmarestia aculeata f. typica E.S.Sinova 1921
Desmarestia aculeata f. viridescens A.D.Zinova 1951

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. - (29 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux)
English: Landlady's wig, Sea sorrel (Dickinson 1963), Mermaid’s hair (Anonymous 1978), Desmarest's Prickly Weed, Landladies' Wig (Bunker et al. 2010).

French: Oseille de mer (Dickinson 1963).

Gaeilge: Gruagach (Anonymous 1978).

German: Stacheltang (Braune 2008).

Japanese: Toge-urushigusa (Tokida 1954).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Perestenko L.P. & Zakhodnova T.A. (2008). The genus Desmarestia (Phaeophyta, Desmarestiaceae) in the Far Eastern seas of Russia. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg) 93(7): 1112-1117, 4 pls.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1970). Experimental investigations into the controlling effects of light conditions 0n the development and growth of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Lamour. Phycologia 9: 103-108.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1970). Experimental investigations into the controlling effects of light conditions on the development and growth of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Larmour. Phycologia 9: 103-108, 2 figs.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1971). Field and culture studies of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Lamour. Phycologia 10: 63-76.
Íñiguez, C., Carmona, R., Lorenzo, M.R., Niell, F.X., Wiencke, C. & Gordillo, F.J.L. (2016). Increased CO2 modifies the carbon balance and the photosynthetic yield of two common Artic brown seaweeds: Desmarestia aculeata and Alaria sculenta. Polar Biology 39(11): 1979-1991.
Müller, D.G. & Lüthe, N.M. (1981). Hormonal interaction in sexual reproduction of Desmarestia aculeata (Phaeophyta). British Phycological Journal 16: 351-356.

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