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Gigartina divaricata J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Gigartina divaricata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 187

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1845). XXXVI. Algae L. In: 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., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 175-193. London: L. Reeve.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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