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.
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.
(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 16 February 2019.