Fucus venosus Linnaeus 1771

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss

Current name: Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools - 06 October 2005. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus venosus Linnaeus 1771: 312

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi], [143] - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.

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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 Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss.

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat ad Cap. b. spei [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]; (Linnaeus 1771: 312)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), veiny, full of veins, having many branched veins, or being conspicuously veined.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

 
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