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Gigartina microphylla (Harvey) Harvey

Publication details
Gigartina microphylla (Harvey) Harvey 1853: 176, pl. 28: fig. A

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus harveyanus (K├╝tzing) Guiry

Basionym
Rhodymenia ciliata var. microphylla Harvey

Type information
Type locality: California [Monterey, Monterey Co., California, USA; fide Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145] (Harvey 1833: 164). Type: November 1827; (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145). Notes: According to John Parnell, curator of the herbarium at TCD, thye type is not to be found there (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small-leaved, little-leaved (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
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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Verified by: 27 April 2008 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 23 March 2019.

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