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Pelvetia wrightii Okamura 1902

Publication details
Pelvetia wrightii Okamura 1902: 138

Published in: Okamura, K. (1902). Nippon Sorui-meii [Book listing Japanese Algae]. pp. i-vi, 1-276. Tokyo: Keigyosha. [in Japanese]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia is Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Type information
Straits of Sangar, Japan: Wright (Fucus wrightii Harvey) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Named for Charles Wright (1811-1885), American botanist and collector. In 1853 and 1856 he took part in the Rodgers-Ringgold North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Fucus wrightii Harvey, 1860, nom. illeg. priority for Fucus wrightii Turner, 1811. - (3 Jun 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pelvetia wrightii Okamura)
Japanese: Yezo-ishige (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Key references
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Anno, K. & Uemura, K. (1972). Heterogeneity of fucoidan obtained from Pelvetia wrightii. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 439-442.
Anno, K., Seno, N. & Ota, M. (1969). Structural studies on Fucoidan from Pelvetia wrightii. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 6: 421-426.
Kajiwara, T., Katayama, S., Abe, M. & Hatanaka, A. (1984). Male gamete-attracting activities of hermaphrodite brown algae Pelvetia wrightii and Fucus evanescens. Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries 50: 1953.

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M.D. 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 23 October 2021.

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