Pelvetia wrightii 1902
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]
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.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
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.
New name for Fucus wrightii Harvey, 1860, nom. illeg. priority for Fucus wrightii Turner, 1811. - (3 Jun 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Pelvetia wrightii Okamura)
Japanese: Yezo-ishige (Tokida 1954).
Straits of Sangar, Japan: Wright (Fucus wrightii Harvey) (Index Nominum Algarum).
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]
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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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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 August 2020.