Gigartina linearis ( & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim
Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Northern California
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 October 2018.