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Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Farlowia

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Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; upper intertidal pools.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Callithamnion harveyanum J.Agardh

Farlowia mollis (Harvey & Bailey) Farlow & Setchell Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Farlowia is Farlowia crassa J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey

Type information
Type locality: Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina mollis Harvey & Bailey 1851

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Farlowia crassa J.Agardh 1876

Taxonomic notes
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

Habitat notes
mid and high intertidal; tide pool; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (8 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-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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