Fucus ruscifolius Turner 1802

Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh
Silver Strand, Co. Galway, Ireland; epiphytic on Corallina officinalis - 06 April 2012. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus ruscifolius Turner 1802: 127, pl. VIII: figs 1, 2

Published in: Turner, D. (1802). Descriptions of four new species of Fucus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 6: 125-136, pls VIII-X.

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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 Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Holotype locality: "Inter rejectamenta maris apud Yarmouth in Norfolcia. Perennis: Floret Januarlo Februario." [Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, amongst the rejectamenta of the sea. Perennial, flowering in January and February]; (Turner 1802: 127) Lectotype: BM-K; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 203)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 February 2013

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2023

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