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Giffordia secunda (Kützing) Batters 1893

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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 information
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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