Fucus radicans L.Bergström & L.Kautsky
Fucus radicans L.Bergström & L.Kautsky in L.Bergström, A.Tatarenkov, K.Johannesson, R.B.Jönsson, & L.Kautsky 2005: 1029, figs 1a-d
Published in: Bergström, A., Tatarenkov, A., Johannesson, K., Jonsson, R.B. & Kautsky, L. (2005). Genetic and morphological identification of Fucus radicans sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the brackish Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 41: 1025-1038.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a brackish species.
Type locality: Järnäs Udde, Nordmaling par., Angermanland, Sweden (Bergström et al 2005: 1029). Holotype: Lena Bergström J16; 30 August 2003; 3 m depth. Swedish Museum of Natural History (Bergström et al 2005: 1029). Notes: Paratypes: Sweden, Uppland, Oregrund, Smedjegatan; 16 June 2004, coll. L.Bergstrom IDSI; 8 July 2004, coll. L. Bergstrom 1-2 (SwedishMuseum of Natural History.
Created: 18 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Bergström, A., Tatarenkov, A., Johannesson, K., Jonsson, R.B. & Kautsky, L. (2005). Genetic and morphological identification of Fucus radicans sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the brackish Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 41: 1025-1038.
Gylle, A.M, Rantamaki, S., Ekelund, N.G.A. & Tyystjarvi, E. (2011). Fluorescence emission spectra of marine and brackish-water ecotypes of Fucus vesiculosus and Fucus radicans (Phaeophyceae) reveal differences in light-harvesting apparatus. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 98-105.
Johannesson, K., Johansson, D., Larsson, K.H., Huenchunir, C.J. Perus, J., Forslund, H., Kautsky, L. & Pereyra, R.T. (2011). Frequent clonality in fucoids (Fucus radicans and Fucus vesiculosus; Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 990-998.
Schagerström E. & Kautsky, L. (2016). Despite marine traits, the endemic Fucus radicans (Phaeophyceae) is restricted to the brackish Baltic Sea. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 378-386.
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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 24 January 2019.