Ascophyllum canaliculatum (Linnaeus) Kuntze 1891

Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret

Current name: Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret
Silver Strand, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants with receptacles - 01 September 2007. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Ascophyllum canaliculatum (Linnaeus) Kuntze 1891: 884

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ascophyllum is Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.

Fucus canaliculatus Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

Created: 29 January 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 January 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 January 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 April 2024

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