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Gigartina decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
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.
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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 Sarcothalia decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Hommersand

Basionym
Iridaea decipiens J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 19 September 2018.

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