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Fucus vesiculosus f. vadorum Areschoug 1868

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus f. vadorum Areschoug 1868: 102

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1868). Slägtena Fucus (L.) Decaisne et Thuret och Pycnophycus Kütz. hemte tillhörande arter. Botaniska Notiser 3: 99-115.

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 Linnaeus

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
See INA for forma status; treated as a variety by some authors. - (30 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Fucus vesiculosus f. vadorum Areschoug)
English: Bladder wrack (Anonymous 1978).

Gaeilge: Barrchonlach (Anonymous 1978).

Type information
Syntype localities: "Österjön’ fran Rosalagen söderut till Skane och vidare längs halfons vestra kust ända upp til Vardöe i Finnmarken." (Areschoug 1868: 102).

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Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.

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