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Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh 1824

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Vaucheriales
Family Vaucheriaceae
Genus Vaucheria

Pictures

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Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Lizard Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh
Chlorodesmis fastigiata Vatuka Is. 05 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Gigartina stellata (Stackhouse) Batters

Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh 1824: 176

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Source of current name
Ducker, S.C. (1969). Additions to the genus Chlorodesmis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 8(1): 17-20, 3 figs.

Key references
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]

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