Gigartina horrida (C. )
Endosiphonia horrida (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Tanzania
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Gigartina horrida (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lix
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Endosiphonia horrida (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Sphaerococcus horridus C.Agardh
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 494).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Binomial also proposed by Farlow, 1895, Phycoth. Bor.-Amer.: 137, with Basionym Gigartina microphylla var. horrida Farlow 1875, but it was illegitimate: not Gigartina horrida (C. Agardh) Greville 1830. (See INA) - (12 Mar 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 September 2007 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 22 July 2019.