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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.