Mastocarpus polycarpus Kützing
Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner Gigartina polycarpa, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
© M.D. Guiry
Mastocarpus polycarpus Kützing 1849: 733
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mamillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 292).
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 18 March 2019.