Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917
Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917: 386
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.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley.
Type locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A.; (Gardner 1917: 386)
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).
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 23 September 2023