Gigartina compressa (C. ) W.J.Hooker
Gigartina compressa (C.Agardh) W.J.Hooker 1833: 299
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Sphaerococcus compressus C.Agardh
Syntype localities: Cadíz, Spain (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 57). Lectotype: Cabrera; herb. alg. Agardh, LD 28984 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 57). Notes: Lectotype selected by C.J. Bird in 1979.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 January 2005 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 18 February 2019.