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

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

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

 

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Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Gigartina linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim 1976: 42 (as 'lineare' )

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 linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq

Basionym
Iridophycus linearis Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: Carmel, (California, USA) (Silva 1957: 171). Type: N.L. Gardner; May 1916; rocks in the lower littoral. UC 507637, (female) 507582, (male) 266510 (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 123).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommmersand, M.H. (2010). A molecular study of Mazzaella (Gigartineaceae, Rhodophyta) and morphological investigation of the splendens clade from Pacific North America. Phycologia 49: 113-135.

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M.D. 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 14 December 2018.

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