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Gigartina obovata J.Agardh

Publication details
Gigartina obovata J.Agardh 1899: 25

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
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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 Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Golden Gate, California (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 669). Lectotype: Berggren; HB. Ag. 23840 (upper specimen) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 669). Notes: Lectotype designated by Lindstrom et al. (2011: 669).

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Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.

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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 26 September 2018.

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