Pelvetia fastigiata (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895

Publication Details
Pelvetia fastigiata (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895: 215

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Publication date: 14 November 1895

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 compressa (J.Agardh) E.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley.

Basionym
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Californiae: Douglas! (Sp. d. Lindley)" (California, U.S.A.); (Agardh 1841: 3)

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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 September 2009

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 September 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022

 
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