Hommersandia maximicarpa G.I. & S.C.
Hommersandia maximicarpa G.I.Hansen & S.C.Lindstrom 1984: 476, figs 1-35
Published in: Hansen, G.I. & Lindstrom, S.C. (1984). A morphological study of Hommersandia maximicarpa gen et sp. nov. (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the North Pacific. Journal of Phycology 20: 476-488.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hommersandia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Selivanova & Zhigadlova (1997: 17) cite this as a synonym of Hommersandia palmatifolia (Tokida) Perestenko ex Selivanova & Zhigadlova. Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2006: 148, footnote): "Critical examination of the type material of Pugetia palmatifolia Tokida [=Hommersandia palmatifolia (Tokida) Perestenko] from Saghalien is required to confirm the conspecificity of this species with eastern Pacific H. maximicarpa, as proposed by Perestenko (1986) and followed by Wynne & Heine (1992)." - (24 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
There is no separate entry for this species in INA. It is entered only as the type species of Hommersandia. - (28 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Alaska (USA), Battleship I. (58Ý21’30", 134Ý39’45"), near Juneau (Hansen & Lindstrom 1984: 477). Holotype: leg. N.I. Calvn & R.J. Ellis; 24 January 1980; 6-18 m below MLLW. UBC A10989 (Hansen & Lindstrom 1984: 477).
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (1997). Marine algae of the Commander Islands. Preliminary remarks on the revision of the flora. III. Rhodophyta. Botanica Marina 40: 15-24.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Hansen, G.I. & Lindstrom, S.C. (1984). A morphological study of Hommersandia maximicarpa gen et sp. nov. (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the North Pacific. Journal of Phycology 20: 476-488.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.