Pikea pinnata Setchell in Collins, Holden & Setchell 1899: no. 648
Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1899). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XII-XIII, Nos. 551-650. Malden, Massachusetts.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.
Pikea robusta I.A.Abbott 1968
Silva (1979: 318): “A form from Fort Point with long, delicate, and regularly pinnate ultimate branchlets has been described as a segregate species, Pikea pinnata Setchell.”
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California, U.S.A Type: Setchell; 18.ii.1898; (Silva 1996-to date
Boo, G.H., Hwang, I.K., Ha, D.S., Miller, K.A., Kogame, K., Cho, G.Y., Kim, J.Y. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Phylogeny and distribution of the genus Pikea (Gigartina, Rhodophyta) with special reference to P. yoshizakii from Korea. Phycologia 55(1): 3-11.
Maggs, C.A. & Ward, B.A. (1996). The genus Pikea (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) in England and the north Pacific: comparative morphological, life history and molecular studies. Journal of Phycology 32: 176-193.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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