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Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux

Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux
Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 136, pl. 10: fig. 7

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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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 Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: 'Nouv. Holl.' (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Holotype: Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Notes: Herb. Lamouroux, PC (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 376).

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Min-Thein, U. (1983). Claviclonium and Antrocentrum, two new genera of Acrotylaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from southern Australia. Phycologia 22: 171-183, 35 figs.

Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Acrotylaceae Schmitz 1892: 18. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 363-376. Canberra:

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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