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Gigartina congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) Greville

Publication details
Gigartina congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) Greville 1830: lviii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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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 Areschougia congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus congestus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kent's Islands, near New Holland [Kent Group of islands (39°27'S 147°20'E) Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 105-106). Holotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1994: 359).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 25 January 2009 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 November 2017 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 14 December 2018.

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