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Gigartina armata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh ex De Notaris

Publication details
Gigartina armata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh ex De Notaris 1842: 285

Published in: De Notaris, I. (1842). Algologiae maris ligustici specimen. Memorie dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 4: 273-315.
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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 Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville

Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum [Trieste, Adriatic Sea] (Agardh 1827: 645). Lectotype: herb. alg. Agardh, LD 29091 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 54). Notes: Lectotypified by S. Fredericq, August 1985.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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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