Gigartina punicea ( & ) D.H.Kim
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) F.Schmitz
Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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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 20 February 2020.