Fucus palmatus Linnaeus 1753
Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Fucus serratus in the mid-intertidal - 29 September 2007. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus 1753: 1162
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.
Type locality: ""Ad oras atlantica""; (Linnaeus 1753: 1162) Lectotype: L; 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68) Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 April 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2023