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Fucus reniformis Turner

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus


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Fucus reniformis Turner
microscope, ganglionic cells (stellate cells) in the medulla; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arosa, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus reniformis Turner
microscope, Ria de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus reniformis Turner
microscope, TS frond shown coloured cortical cells and colourless, larger medullary cells; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arosa, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus reniformis Turner
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe. 08 Mar 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus reniformis Turner
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to 60 mm long; collected at low water on rock. 29 Mar 1993. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to 60 mm long; collected at low water on rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Turner (1809: 110) refers to a Miss Evrett finding the plants depicted by him as fig. a cast up on the Isle of Wight after a storm. However, the illustration given by Turner suggests quite a different plants to those figured in his fig. b and g (var. tenuior), and may represent the entity now known as Meredithia microphylla , particularly fig. a (bis, bottom left).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2020.

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