Gigartina cornucopiae ( & ) D.H.Kim
Gigartina cornucopiae (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim 1976: 40
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 laminarioides (Bory) Fredericq
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septentrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: In oceano pacifico septentrionali. Hughey, Silva & Hommersand (2001: 1103) showed that the type of I. cornucopiae, alleged to have come from the NW coast of North America, but based on its ITS 1 sequence, was the same as Mazzaella laminarioidesfrom Chile.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the Horn of Plenty.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 June 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 December 2005 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 20 November 2018.