Chondrus elatus Holmes 1896: 252, pl. 9: fig. 1
Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.
Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim 1976
This is a marine species.
(as Chondrus elatus Holmes)
Japanese: Kotoji-tsunomata (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).
Growing on rocks between tide marks (Mikami 1965: 256).
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 252). Type: Ohkuba, No. 30; (Holmes 1896: 252). Notes: E.M. Holmes's seaweed material is deposited in the Natural History Museum (BM) and the type is probably located there.
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.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2018.