Ascophylla nodosa (Linnaeus) Kuntze 1894
Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; zonation on a sheltered shore - 01 August 1982. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Ascophylla nodosa (Linnaeus) Kuntze 1894: 884
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Publication date: 5 Nov 1891
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ascophylla is Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis.
Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Type locality: Habitat in Mari Atlantico [Atlantic Ocean]; (Linnaeus 1753: 1159) Notes: On-line view of an unlocalised specimen LINN 1274.58 in the Linnean Herbarium labelled "9" as in the protologue. Athanasiadis (1996: 217) indicated that no type has been designated.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 May 2007
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 May 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023