Gigartina capensis (J. ) D.H.Kim
Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal
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Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976: 39
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh
Syntype localities: Table Bay and Simons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 293). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Created: 25 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.