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Pterygophora californica Ruprecht

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae
Genus Pterygophora

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Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Pterygophora californica Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

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Pterygophora californica Ruprecht Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Pterygophora californica Ruprecht 1852: 73, pl. V

Published in: Ruprecht, F.J. (1852). Neue oder unvöllstandig bekannte Pflanzen aus dem nördlichen Theile des Stillen Oceans. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, Sixième Série, Sciences Naturelles 7: 55-82, 8 pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pterygophora.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pterygophora californica Ruprecht)
English: Pompom kelp (McConnaughey 1985).

Type information
Type locality: "Meeresküste von Californien ohnweit Ross" [Fort Ross, Sonoma Co., California, U.S.A] (Ruprecht 1852: 73). Type: "Wosnessenski"; Juli 1840; LE?

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

McMillan, C. (1902). Observations on Pterygophora. Minnesota Botanical Studies 2: 723, pls LVII-LXI.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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

Amsler, C.D. & Neushul, M. (1989). Chemotactic effect of nutrients onspores of the kelps Macrocystis pyrifera and Pterygophora californica. Marine Biology, Berlin 102: 557-564.
Amsler, C.D. & Neushul, M. (1990). Nutrient stimulation of spore settlement in the kelps Pterygophora californica and Macrocystis pyrifera. Marine Biology, Berlin 107(2): 297-304.
Amsler, C.D. & Neushul, M. (1991). Photosynthetic physiology and chemical composition of spores of the kelps Macrocystis pyrifera, Nereocystis leutkeana, Laminaria farlowii, and Pterygophora californica (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 26-34.
De Wreede, R.E. (1985). Growth and age class distribution of Pterygophora californica (Phaeophyta). Marine Ecology Progress Series 19: 93-100.
DeWreede, R.E. (1986). Demographic characteristics of Pterygophora californica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 25: 11-17.
Hymanson, Z.P., Reed, D.C., Foster, M.S. & Carter, J.W. (1990). The validity of using morphological characteristics as predictors of age in the kelp Pterygophora californica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta). Marine Ecology Progress Series 59: 295-304.
Lüning, K. & Kadel, P. (1993). Daylength range for circannual rhythmicity in Pterygophora californica (Alariaceae, Phaeophyta) and synchronization of seasonal growth by daylength cycles in several other brown algae. Phycologia 32: 379-387, 12 figs.
Lüning, K. (1991). Circannual growth rhythm in a brown alga, Pterygophora californica. Botanica Acta 104(2): 157-162.
McKay, H.H. (1933). The life history of Pterygophora californica Ruprecht. University of California Publications in Botany 17: 111-147.
North, J.N., Anderson, E.K. & Chapman, F.A. (1990). Abundance changes in Laminaria setchelli and Pterygophora californica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta) near the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Hydrobiologia 204/205: 233-239.
North, W. J., Anderson, E. K. & Chapman, F. A. (1990). Abundance changes in Laminaria setchelli and Pterygophora californica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta) near the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 223-239.
Reed, D.C., Neushul, M. & Ebeling, A.W. (1991). Role of settlement density on gametophyte growth and reproduction in the kelps Pterygophora californica and Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 361-366.

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