Gigartina microphylla ( )
Gigartina microphylla (Harvey) Harvey 1853: 176, pl. 28: fig. A
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus harveyanus (Kützing) Guiry
Type locality: California [Monterey, Monterey Co., California, USA; fide Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145] (Harvey 1833: 164). Type: November 1827; (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145). Notes: According to John Parnell, curator of the herbarium at TCD, thye type is not to be found there (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small-leaved, little-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
Source of current name
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 April 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.