Fucus reniformis Turner 1809

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, ganglionic cell (stellate cell) in the medulla; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arosa, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Fucus reniformis Turner 1809: 109, pl. 113: figs a, b, c, d, e

Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. II pp. [i], [1]-164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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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 Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Among the rejectamenta of the sea at Niton, Isle of Wight, Miss E. Everett; On the shore at Budleigh [Salterton, Devon] Mrs. Griffiths; Gathered in Cornwall by Mr. Rashleigh."; (Turner 1808-1809: 110) Lectotype: BM-K; Notes: The Budleigh Salterton specimen was chosen by J. Agardh as lectotype.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 September 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

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