Chondrus giganteus Yendo Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; with Chondrus ocellatus (smaller, darker plant)
Chondrus giganteus Yendo 1920: 4
Published in: Yendo, K. (1920). Novae algae japoniae. Decas I-III. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 34: 1-12.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
Chondrus ocellatus f. giganteus (Yendo) Okamura 1932
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Cape Inuboi, Chiba Pref., Japan (Yoshida 1991: 6). Lectotype: vii.1906; TI (Yoshida 1991: 6, pl. 26b). Notes: Inubozaki, Chiba Pref. (Mikami 1965: 253). [zaki = cape, point].
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondrus giganteus Yendo)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.
Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Brodie, J., Masuda, M. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Life history and photoperiodic responses in Chondrus giganteus forma flabellatus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Japan. European Journal of Phycology 29: 159-164, 5 figs, 3 tables.
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