Gigartina glomerata M.
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.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isla San Lorenzo, Callao, Peru (Howe 1914). Type: Coker 55; Feb. 5, 1907; NY (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 115).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina glomerata M.Howe)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Peru (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
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.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 780 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14871
Cite this record as:
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 April 2019.