Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray, nom. illeg. 1821
Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray, nom. illeg. 1821: 338
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Vertebrata.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata lanosa (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen.
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 July 2009
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 July 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 January 2023