Mastocarpus jardinii (J.Agardh) J.A.West 1984

Mastocarpus jardinii (J.Agardh) J.A.West

Current name: Mastocarpus jardinii (J.Agardh) J.A.West
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A. - 13 June 2003. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Mastocarpus jardinii (J.Agardh) J.A.West 1984: 57

Published in: Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mammillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) K├╝tzing.

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

Gigartina jardinii J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Monterey, California; (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 670) Holotype: E. Jardin; 1855; LD (Herbarium Agardh); 23800 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 670)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 June 2023

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