Fucus polyschides Lightfoot 1777

Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters

Current name: Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters
plants without fronds with Cystoseira baccata, subtidal (-1m), Spain, Galicia, Ría de Vigo, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Fucus polyschides Lightfoot 1777: 936-938

Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.

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Publication date: October 1777

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 Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Scotland; Cornwall, England; (Silva & al. 1996: 907) Type: BM;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 July 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 July 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2023

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