Gigartina dichotoma N.L.Gardner
Gigartina dichotoma N.L.Gardner 1927: 333, pl. 59
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus latissimus (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Holotype: N.L. Gardner 6212; 6212; UC 296705 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671).
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: 11 October 1998 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 14 November 2018.