Plumaria plumosa (Hudson) Kuntze 1891
Plumaria plumosa (Hudson) Kuntze
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; pools at MLWN; apices - 12 August 2002. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Plumaria plumosa (Hudson) Kuntze 1891: 911
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Publication date: 5 Nov 1891
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus plumosus Hudson
Type locality: England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993) Lectotype: Dillenius in Ray (1762, pl. 2: fig. 5) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 35)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Soft, tufted, dark blackish or brownish red fronds, monosiphonous, corticate below, ecorticate above, to 100 mm long. Fronds repeatedly pinnate, branching dichotomous or alternate, ramuli opposite. Ultimate ramuli close-set, blunt, slightly curved, longer on outer side than on inner.
On shady vertical rock faces, lower intertidal, widely distributed, common.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023