Gigartina agardhii & N.L.Gardner
Gigartina agardhii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933: 290, pl. 64
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus agardhii (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Pyramid Point, Monterey County, California (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Holotype: W.A.Setchell, 1666; 18 May 1897; UC 93733 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Notes: Isotypes distributed as Phycotheca Boreali-Americana (PB-A) 427 (Setchell & Gardner 1933: 290, as 'cotypes').
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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West, J.A., Polanshek, A.R. & Shevlin, D.E. (1978). Field and culture studies on Gigartina agardhii (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 14: 416-426.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2019.