Gigartina papillata (C. ) J.
Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
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Gigartina papillata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846: pl. XIX
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing
Sphaerococcus papillatus C.Agardh
Type locality: "Ad insulam Owaihee lectum communicavit Chamisso" [Hawaiian Islands] (Agardh 1821: [iv]). Lectotype: Chamisso; 1816; LD (Herbarium Agardh) 23883 (specimen in the upper right ) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 669). Notes: The delcared Hawaiian origin is clearly an error; see Setchell & Gardner (1933: 288) and Wynne (2010: 39). Lectotype selected by Lindstrom et al. (2011: 669); type locality: Golden Gate, San Francisco, California.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Gigartina papillata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
English: Grapestone (Madlener 1977).
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Polanshek, A.R. & West, J.A. (1977). Culture and hybridization studies on Gigartina papillata (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 13: 141-149.
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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 19 March 2019.