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Gigartina serrata N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gigartina serrata N.L.Gardner 1927: 334, pls 60-62

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of North America. III. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 333-368, pls 59-71.

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 serratus (N.L.Gardner) Hughey & Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1961: 274). Type: N.L. Gardner 4938; July 1924 (see Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 148); On the rocks at extreme low tide level. UC 296698, 296699 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 148). Notes: UC296698: tetrasporic. UC 296699: cystocarpic. Isotype: Gardner 4958 (cystocarpic).

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Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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