Gigartina corymbifera (Kützing) J.
Gigartina corymbifera (Kützing) J.Agardh 1876: 202
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus corymbiferus (Kützing) Guiry
Mastocarpus corymbiferus Kützing
Type locality: In sinu Californica [Monterey, Monterey Co., California, USA; Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 143] (Kützing 1847: 24). Holotype: Dr T. Coulter; 1831-1833; L 941.27.135 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 143).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing corymbs.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Monterey, California (presumably) (Dawson 1961: 267). Type: (Dawson 1961: 267). Notes: Originally in Herb. Kutzing, but no found at Leiden by the writer during a search in 1950.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina corymbifera (Kützing) J.Agardh)
North America: British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989), Mexico (Dawson 1961), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).
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.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2009 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 21 May 2019.