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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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 21 July 2019.