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Fucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 144

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, pls 16-19.
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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 Fucus vesiculosus f. volubilis (Goodenough & Woodward) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vesiculosus var. longissimus Clemente 1807
Fucus vesiculosus var. tricystus C.Agardh 1820
Fucus vesiculosus var. monocystus C.Agardh 1820
Fucus axillaris J.Agardh 1868
Fucus axillaris var. spiralis J.Agardh 1868
Fucus axillaris var. divaricatus J.Agardh 1868
Fucus vesiculosus var. axillaris Sauvageau 1897
Fucus vesiculosus var. axilaris (J.Agardh) Miranda 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Morton 1994), Spain (Hernández et al. 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

(as Fucus vesiculosus var. longissimus Clemente)
Europe: Spain (Flores-Moya et al. 1995).

(as Fucus axillaris J.Agardh)
Europe: Portugal (De Mesquita Rodrigues 1963), Spain (Sauvageau 1897, Miranda 1931, Seoane-Camba 1965).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

(as Fucus axillaris var. spiralis J.Agardh)
Europe: Spain (Seoane-Camba 1965).

(as Fucus vesiculosus var. axillaris Sauvageau)
Europe: Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Miranda 1931, Gallardo & al. 1985).

(as Fucus vesiculosus var. axilaris (J.Agardh) Miranda)
Europe: Spain (Miranda 1931).

Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Key references
Pérez-Ruzafa, I.M. (2001). Fucus L.. In: Flora phycologica iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 33-61. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

Created: 19 April 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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