Gigartina decipiens (J.D.Hooker & ) J.D.Hooker &
Gigartina decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey in W.J.Hooker 1855: 252
Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Hommersand
Type locality: New Zealand (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Type: BM (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.