Gigartina lanceolata Harvey 1860: 326
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodoglossum gigartinoides (Sonder) Edyvane & Womersley
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date). Type: TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: Isolectotype: BM. Collector: R. Gunn (Index Nominum Algarum).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.