Gigartina digitata (E.Y. ) D.H.Kim
Gigartina digitata (E.Y.Dawson) D.H.Kim 1976: 44
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 digitata (E.Y.Dawson) J.N.Norris & Fredericq
Rhodoglossum digitatum E.Y.Dawson
Type locality: Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Mexico (Dawson 1961: 259). Holotype: Dawson 983; Feb. 22, 1946.; Lower littoral rocky shore. Herb. Beaudette Foundation. (Dawson 1961: 259). Notes: Isotypes are in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation, Herb. University of California, U.S. National Herb. Additional material: Dawson 1045, intertidal rocky shore, Isla Rasa.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 November 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.