Gigartina japonica ( ) D.H.Kim
Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand 1. Habit. 2. Transverse section of the plant. Cast ashore (Dalian City Vicinity, China), October 2008. 3. In habitat (Peter the Great Bay, the Sea of Japan, Russia), August 2011.
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Gigartina japonica (Mikami) D.H.Kim 1976: 45
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand
Rhodoglossum japonicum Mikami
Type locality: Oshoro Bay, Shiribeshi Prov., Japan (Mikami 1965: 267). Type: SAP (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.
Created: 19 November 2000 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 January 2019.