Farlowia mollis ( & Bailey) &
Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell Northern California
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Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell in F.S.Collins Holden & Setchell 1901: no. 898
Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1901). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XVII-XVIII, Nos. 801-900. Malden, Massachusetts.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey
Type locality: Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).
Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey 1851
Farlowia crassa J.Agardh 1876
According to Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 119, footnote) "Based on an examination of type material, Lindstrom & Scagel (1987) considered Farlowia crassa and F. compressa to be synonyms of F. mollis. Based on collections from central CA [California] we believe F. compressa to be a distinct species." - (18 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
mid and high intertidal; tide pool; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (8 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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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 22 September 2019.