Gigartina latissima ( )
Gigartina latissima (Harvey) Eaton in J.Agardh 1899: 32
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus latissimus (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone
Lectotype locality: Victoria Harbour (Esquimalt), Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Lectotype: Lyall; February 1860; LD (Herbarium Agardh) 23855 (left-hand specimen) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Notes: Lectotypified by Setchell & Gardner 1933:285, pl. 60 (Lindstrom et al. 2011).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 December 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.