Fucus rotundus Hudson 1762

Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon

Polyides rotunda (Hudson) GaillonGroton, Connecticut, USA; open coast. - 13 September 2007. Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com)

Publication Details
Fucus rotundus Hudson 1762: 471

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 Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon.

Type Information
Type locality: St Ives, Cornwall, England; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 179) Lectotype: Hudson’s description based on herb. Sherard 1906, OXF (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 179) Notes: See also Drew (1958, pl. 61).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ration of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 February 2023

 
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