Fucus platycarpus var. spiralis ( ) Rosenvinge 1897
Fucus spiralis Linnaeus Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984
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Fucus platycarpus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) Rosenvinge in Sauvageau 1897: 211
Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1897). Note préliminaire sur les algues marines du golfe de Gascogne. Journal de Botanique, Morot 11: 166-179, 202-214, 252-257, 263-288, 301-311, 6 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fucus spiralis Linnaeus
Fucus spiralis Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Oceano" [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159). Lectotype: LINN 1274.53 (Børgesen 1909: 119). Notes: "However, in Species Plantarum the diagnosis for F. spiralis is followed by several references to earlier publications, and Linnaeus quotes as a synonym an entity named as "Fucus spiralis maritimum major" in Edition 3 of the Synonpsis of John Ray (1724). The plants on which this entity is based are in Herb. Sherard at Oxford, and I have established that they are true F. spiralis as at present understood; these plants can be used as an acceptable basis for the species Fucus spiralis L." (Powell 1960: 17). Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis (2009: 251) have pointed out that Børgesen (1909: 119, pl. 9) had selected LINN Herb. Linn No. 1274.53
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
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Created: 22 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 22 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Børgesen, F. (1909). Fucus spiralis Linné or Fucus platycarpus Thuret: a question of nomenclature. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 39: 105-119, pl. 9.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 July 2021.