Giffordia secunda (Kützing)
Giffordia secunda (Kützing) Batters 1893: 86
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1893). On the necessity for removing Ectocarpus secundus, Kütz., to a new genus. Grevillea 21: 85-86.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Giffordia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hincksia secunda (Kützing) P.C.Silva
Ectocarpus secundus Kützing
Type locality: "Biritz" [Biarritz, Atlantic France] (Kützing 1847: 54). Type: L?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), next, following, second, having leaves or other features turned towards the same side (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry 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 September 2019.