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Pikea pinnata Setchell 1899

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Pikea


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Pikea pinnata Setchell
California. Herbarium specimen. Gayle Hansen. © Gayle Hansen (gaylehansen@q.com).


Publication details
Pikea pinnata Setchell in Collins, Holden & Setchell 1899: no. 648

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1899). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XII-XIII, Nos. 551-650. Malden, Massachusetts.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pikea is Pikea californica Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California, U.S.A Type: Setchell; 18.ii.1898; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pikea robusta I.A.Abbott 1968

Taxonomic notes
Silva (1979: 318): “A form from Fort Point with long, delicate, and regularly pinnate ultimate branchlets has been described as a segregate species, Pikea pinnata Setchell.”

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boo, G.H., Hwang, I.K., Ha, D.S., Miller, K.A., Kogame, K., Cho, G.Y., Kim, J.Y. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Phylogeny and distribution of the genus Pikea (Gigartina, Rhodophyta) with special reference to P. yoshizakii from Korea. Phycologia 55(1): 3-11.

Maggs, C.A. & Ward, B.A. (1996). The genus Pikea (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) in England and the north Pacific: comparative morphological, life history and molecular studies. Journal of Phycology 32: 176-193.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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