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Gigartina cornucopiae (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella laminarioides (Bory) Fredericq

Basionym
Iridaea cornucopiae Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 September 2018.

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