Gigartina californica J.
Gigartina californica J.Agardh 1899: 39
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus corymbiferus (Kützing) Guiry
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: California [Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California; fide Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 143] (Agardh 1899: 39). Type: Dr C. L. Anderson; LD Herb. Alg. Agardh 23933 (Dawson 1961: 266).
Source of current name
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.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 April 2008 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 16 October 2018.