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Gigartina flaccida (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina flaccida (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Publication details
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.

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 flaccida (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq

Basionym
Iridophycus flaccidus Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
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General environment
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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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