Gigartina expansa D.H.Kim
Gigartina expansa D.H.Kim 1976: 41, 45
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 Iridaea latissima (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Posposed as a new name for Halymenia latissima J.D. Hooker & Harvey in Harvey & J.D. Hooker (1845: 189, pl. 73) as a transfer to Gigartina was already occupied by Gigartina latissima Eaton ex J. Agardh (1899: 32).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael 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 23 September 2018.