Fucus nodosus Linnaeus 1753

Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis

Current name: Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Ría de Foz, Galicia, Spain, 2008Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
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.

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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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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 Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2024

 
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