Gigartina cornea var. capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) S.F.Gray
Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand Hawaii
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Gigartina cornea var. capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) S.F.Gray 1821: 373
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea] (Gmelin 1768: 146). Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.