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Gigartina glomerata M.Howe

Publication details
Gigartina glomerata M.Howe 1914: 103, pl. 39; pl. 40: figs 1-11

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
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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 glomeratus (M.Howe) Guiry

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla San Lorenzo, Callao, Peru (Howe 1914). Type: Coker 55; Feb. 5, 1907; NY (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 115).

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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M.D. 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.

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