Fucus plicatus Hudson 1762

Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries

Current name: Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries
cross-section, Atlantic France, 201Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
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.

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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 Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries.

Type Information
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.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 June 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 June 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023

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