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Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917: 386

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1917). New Pacific coast marine algae I. University of California Publications in Botany 6: 377-416, pls 31-35.

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

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
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A. (Gardner 1917: 386).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Pedroche, F.F., Chacana, M.E., Aguilar-Rosas, R., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Raum, J. (2004). Geographic correlation of morphological and molecular variation in Silvetia compressa (Fucaceae, Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 43: 204-214.

Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Created: 27 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 August 2019.

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