Gigartina flaccida ( & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim
Gigartina flaccida (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim 1976: 41
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 flaccida (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Type locality: "first point north of Carmel Beach" Carmel, California, U.S.A (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 122). Lectotype: A.V. Manza; 18 July 1935; UC 539561, 547655, 547644 (part of a single gathering) (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 122). Notes: "Type: UC 547654; Syntypes: 539561, 547655 (male)" (see Abbott, Syesis 4: 64. 1972.).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Created: 26 December 2005 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.