Vaucheria fastigiata C.
Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh 1824: 176
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker
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.
Type locality: "In mari ad insulas Marianas lectani sub n:o 19 communicavit Gaudichaud." [Mariana Islands] (Agardh 1824: 176). Type: herb. alg. Agardh; LD no. 15661 (Yoshida 1998: 113).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of synonymy
Ducker, S.C. (1969). Additions to the genus Chlorodesmis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 8(1): 17-20, 3 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2017.