Fucus digitatus Hudson 1762

Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds at low water - 22 March 2002. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus digitatus Hudson 1762: 474

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.

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Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762

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 Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England]; (Hudson 1762: 475)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), Digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

 
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