Pelvetia fastigiata (J. ) De
Pelvetia fastigiata (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895: 215
Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia is Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.
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
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh
Type locality: "Californiae: Douglas! (Sp. d. Lindley)" (California, U.S.A.) (Agardh 1841: 3).
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).
Ascophylla fastigiata (J.Agardh) Kuntze
This is a marine species.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 27 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 September 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Gunnill, F.C. (1985). Growth, morphology and microherbrivore faunas of Pelvetia fastigiata (Phaeophyta, Fucaceae) at La Jolla, California, U. S. A.. Botanica Marina 28: 187-199.
Oates, B.R. & Murray, S.N. (1983). Photosynthesis, dark respiration and desiccation resistance of the intertidal seaweeds Hesperophycus harveyanus and Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis. Journal of Phycology 19: 371-380.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.