Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C. ) S.C.Ducker
Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
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Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker 1969: 17, fig. 1
Published in: Ducker, S.C. (1969). Additions to the genus Chlorodesmis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 8(1): 17-20, 3 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Type locality: "In mari ad insulas Marianas lectani sub n:o 19 communicavit Gaudichaud." [Mariana Islands] (Agardh 1824: 176). Type: herb. alg. Agardh; LD no. 15661 (Yoshida 1998: 113).
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).
Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh 1824
Chlorodesmis comosa Harvey & Bailey 1851
Avrainvillea comosa (Harvey & Bailey) G.Murray & Boodle 1889
This is a marine species.
Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.
Created: 09 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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Menzel, D. (1983). Tubular reassembly of the plastid envelope in mechanically stressed cells of a siphonous green alga (Chlorodesmis fastigiata C.Ag Ducker, Udoteaceae). Planta 157: 190-192.
Menzel, D. (1985). Fine structure study on the association of the caulerpalean plastid with microtubule bundles in the siphonalean green alga Chlorodesmis fastigiata (Ducker, Udoteaceae). Protoplasma 125: 103-110.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2019.