Stictosiphonia fastigiata (J.D.Hooker & ) J.D.Hooker &
Stictosiphonia fastigiata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 483
Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1847). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery Ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843. I. Flora antarctica. Part II. Algae. pp. 454-502, pls 165-194. London: Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.
Created: 01 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 May 2019.