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Gigartina canaliculata f. laxa Collins

Publication details
Gigartina canaliculata f. laxa Collins 1906: 111

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1906). New species, etc., issued in the Phycotheca Boreali-Americana. Rhodora 1908: 104-113.

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 Chondracanthus serratus (N.L.Gardner) Hughey & Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California, USA (Collins 1906: 111). Type: Mrs E. Snyder; Washed ashore. FARL (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 148).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.

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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 15 November 2018.

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