Fucus palmetta , nom. illeg. 1801
Fucus palmetta Stackhouse 1801: 102, pl. XVI , nom. illeg.
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Type locality: Cornwall, England. Stipes of Laminaria hyperborea. (Stackhouse 1802: 102).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitiamte: not Fucus palmetta S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (6 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.
Created: 23 December 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 November 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M. & McNeill, J. (2019). Typification and nomenclature of four species names with links to Cryptonemia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta): Fucus palmetta S.G.Gmelin, Delesseria gmelinii J.V.Lamouroux, Fucus lomation Bertoloni, and Sphaerococcus lactuca C.Agardh. Notulae Algarum 112: 1-6, 3 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.