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Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; upper intertidal pools.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey 1851: 372

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Bailey, J.W. (1851). [Dr. Gould presented, in behalf of Professors W.H. Harvey of Trinity College, Dublin, and J.W. Bailey of West Point, descriptions of seventeen new species of Algae collected by the United States Exploring Expedition...]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 370-373.
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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 Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A

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Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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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 24 September 2018.

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