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Gigartina harveyana (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gigartina harveyana (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933: 276

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1933). A preliminary survey of Gigartina, with special reference to its Pacific North American species. University of California Publications in Botany 17: 255-339, Plates 46-65.

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 harveyanus (Kützing) Guiry

Basionym
Mastocarpus harveyanus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, Monterey County, California (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145). Holotype: Dr T. Coulter; 1831-1833; Leiden L941, 27 26 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145).

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish Botanist, collector and traveller.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, California (Dawson 1961: 268). Type: Thomas Coulter; Harvey Herarium, TCD (Dawson 1961: 268).

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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.

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

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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 15 October 2018.

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