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Pelvetia fastigiata (J.Agardh) De Toni

Publication details
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, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Type species
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.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Basionym
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ascophylla fastigiata (J.Agardh) Kuntze

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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.

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