157,534 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,209 images, 60,945 bibliographic items, 458,278 distributional records.

Gigartina punicea (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim

Publication details
Gigartina punicea (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim 1976: 43

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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) F.Schmitz

Basionym
Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Ad insulam Sitka (Sitka, Alaska, USA) (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Lectotype: LE (Gabrielson 1989: 390, figs 1-7). Notes: The type material was shown by Gabrielson (1989: 389-393) to represent Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) Schmitz

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Phoenician purple, crimson (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Gabrielson, P.W. (1989). On the identity of Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 389-393.

Created: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 293 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=73597

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.

SITE © 1996 - 2020 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio