Gigartina pistillata var. dilatata J.D.Hooker &
Gigartina pistillata var. dilatata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1855: 251
Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). 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, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gigartina dilatata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) N.M.Adams
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pistillate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 September 2012 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 16 November 2018.