Vaucheria fastigiata C. 1824
Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)
Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh 1824: 176
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Publication date: probably September 1824
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In mari ad insulas Marianas lectani sub n:o 19 communicavit Gaudichaud." [Mariana Islands] (Agardh 1824: 176). Type: herb. alg. Agardh; LD no. 15661 (Yoshida 1998: 113).
Source of current name
Ducker, S.C. (1969). Additions to the genus Chlorodesmis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 8(1): 17-20, 3 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2021.