Gymnogongrus torulosus (Hooker fil. & ) F.
Gymnogongrus torulosus (Hooker fil. & Harvey) F.Schmitz in De Toni 1897: 252
Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: New Zealand (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 546).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.
Gigartina torulosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
This is a marine species.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Created: 18 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Estevez, J.M., Ciancia, M. & Cerezo, A.S. (2002). Carrageenans biosynthesizes by carposporophytes of red seaweeds Gigartina skottsbergii (Gigartinaceae) and Gymnogongrus torulosus (Phyllophoraceae). Journal of Phycology 38: 344-350.
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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 November 2018.