Fucus patens Goodenough & Woodward 1797

Publication Details
Fucus patens Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 105, 173

Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, plates 16-19.

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Publication date: 1797

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 Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Marazion in littore Cornubiensi et apud Ilfracombe in com. Devon. frequens [Marazion, Cornwall and Ilfracombe, South Devon, England]; (Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 173)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 27 February 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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