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Gigartina chapmanii J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Gigartina chapmanii J.D.Hooker & Harvey in Harvey 1855: 251, pl. CXIX [119].B

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. 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.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus chapmanii (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Fredericq

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Maketu, New Zealand (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 290). Type: Chapman; BM (Silva 1996-to date Notes: B [BM]; N. New Zealand (Hommersand et al. 1993: 118).

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Fredericq, S. & Freshwater, D.W. (1994). Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on sequence analysis of rbcL. Botanica Marina 37: 193-203, 2 figs, 3 tables.

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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 13 November 2018.

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