Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh 1848

Publication Details
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh 1848: 203

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

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.

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).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 25 May 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 September 2009

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 September 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022

 
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