Gigartina cornea var. capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) S.F.Gray
Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, RÃa de A CoruÃ±a, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio BÃ¡rbara
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Gigartina cornea var. capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) S.F.Gray 1821: 373
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea] (Gmelin 1768: 146). Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 December 2018 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 23 February 2019.