Delesseria ruscifolia (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh
Whirlpool Cliff, Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; 5-7 m - 25 May 2011. M.D. Guiry (

Publication Details
Delesseria ruscifolia (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 124

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, plates 7-13.

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Publication date: 1813

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh.

Fucus ruscifolius Turner

Type Information
Holotype locality: "Inter rejectamenta maris apud Yarmouth in Norfolcia. Perennis: Floret Januarlo Februario." [Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, amongst the rejectamenta of the sea. Perennial, flowering in January and February]; (Turner 1802: 127) Lectotype: BM-K; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 203)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 30 September 2023

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