Ozothallia nodosa ( ) &
Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; slow-growing irregular plants on wave-exposed shore
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Ozothallia nodosa (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret 1845: 13
Published in: Decaisne, J. & Thuret, G. (1845). Recherches sur les anthéridies et les spores de quelques Fucus. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 3: 5-15, pls 1, 2: 40 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ozothallia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Type locality: Habitat in Mari Atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159). Notes: On-line view of an unlocalised specimen LINN 1274.58 in the Linnean Herbarium labelled "9" as in the protologue. Athanasiadis (1996: 217) indicated that no type has been designated.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280, 1 map. Göteborg: Algologia.
Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.