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Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh

Publication details
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh 1848: 203

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: "Californiae: Douglas! (Sp. d. Lindley)" (California, U.S.A.) (Agardh 1841: 3).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.

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