Fucus muscoides Linnaeus 1753

Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory

Current name: Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory
1. Branching pattern. 2. Fragment with spines on branches and branchlets. 3. Fragment with rape cystocarp. 4. Plant growing on rope of lobster farm construction (Mot Island, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). - 29 February 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication Details
Fucus muscoides Linnaeus 1753: 1161

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.

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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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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 Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory.

Type Information
Type locality: Ascension Island; (Silva & al. 1996: 469) Type: LINN?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 16 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2024

 
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