Pelvetia fastigiata f. limitata
Pelvetiopsis limitata (Setchell) N.L.Gardner Pescadero State Beach, California, USA
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Pelvetia fastigiata f. limitata Setchell in F.S. Collins, Holden & Setchell 1905: no. 1238
Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1905). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XXV-XXVI, Nos 1201-1300. Malden, Massachusetts.
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 Pelvetiopsis limitata (Setchell) N.L.Gardner
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 19 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 May 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.