Fucus nodosus 1753
Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; with conceptacles
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Fucus nodosus Linnaeus 1753: 1159
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
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
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 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.