Chondracanthus intermedius (Suringar) Hommersand Plants in habitat at low intertidal (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan). Insert: Habit.
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Gigartina intermedia Suringar 1867: 259
Published in: Suringar, W.F.R. (1867). Algarum iaponicarum Musei Botanici L.B. index praecursorius. Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 3: 256-259.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus intermedius (Suringar) Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hommersand et al. (1993: 115) and Hughey & Hommersand (2008) cite Gigartina intermedia Suringar 1870: 30, pl. 17B. - (7 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry
Following Abbott (1999), this species (as Gigartina intermedius Suringar) is a synonym of Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
This is a marine species.
Growing on rocks at high tide (Mikami 1965: 205).
Type locality: Sea of Japan (Suringar 1867: 30). Type: C.J. Textor; 8 December 1865; L? (Yoshida 1998: 684).
Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.
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.
Okamura, K. (1908). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 147-177, pls XXXI-XXXV. Tokyo: The Author.
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