Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; showing carposporangial swellings
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Fucus plicatus Hudson 1762: 470
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.
Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis [Dwells on marine shores, England] (Hudson 1762: 470). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 213). Notes: Lectotype: BM. An unlocalized, undated Hudson specimen accepted as of provisional lectotype status. England.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, -252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Maggs, C.A., McLachlan, J.L. & Saunders, G.W. (1989). Infrageneric taxonomy of Ahnfeltia (Ahnfeltiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 25(2): 351-368.
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