Grateloupia maxima (N.L.Gardner)
Grateloupia maxima (N.L.Gardner) Kylin 1941: 10
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia doryphora (Montagne) M.Howe
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California. (Some of Gardner's Fort Point material is labeled •75 mile inside the bay from the Fort.") (Dawson 1954: 246). Syntype: N.L. Gardner; june 10, 1906; On rocks at low tide. Phycotheca Boreali-Americana CXXIV, A-B (Dawson 1954: 246).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 October 2015 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 September 2019.