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Gigartina prolifica Kützing

Publication details
Gigartina prolifica Kützing 1869: 26, pl. 71: figs f-h

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1869). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XIX pp. i-iv, 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Gracilaria prolifica (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Mazé, H. & Schramm, A. (1878 '1870-1877'). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe 2e Édition. pp. [i]-xix, Errata, [1]-283. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe): Imprimerie du Gouvernment.

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