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Gigartina torulosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Gigartina torulosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 546

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.
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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 Gymnogongrus torulosus (Hooker fil. & Harvey) F.Schmitz

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 546).

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Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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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 20 October 2018.

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