Gigartina pygmaea J.V.
Gigartina pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 137
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chylocladia verticillata (Lightfoot) Bliding
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
A synonym of this taxon is Gastridium reflexum (Chauvin) Bertoloni 1862, Fl. Ital. Cryptog. 2: 89, with basionym Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin 1831, but the former is illegitimate [INA] - (8 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 10 December 2018.