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Gigartina chamissoi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gigartina chamissoi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 104

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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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 chamissoi (C.Agardh) Kützing

Basionym
Sphaerococcus chamissoi C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 290). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 115). Notes: Isotype: E.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ching, P.O.A., Fuertes, C.R., Cirilo, M., Castro, M. & Acleto, O.C. (1977). Estudio preliminar del sistema carragenano de Gigartina chamissoi, considerando sus fases, de una muestra recolectada en Ancón, Lima. Boletín de la Sociedad Química del Perú 43(4): 168-172.
Lawson, C.J., Rees, D.A., Stancioff, D.J. & Stanley, N.F. (1973). Carrageenans Part VIII. Repeating structures of galactan sulphates from Furcellaria fastigiata, Gigartina canaliculata, G. chamissoi, G. atropurpurea, Ahnfeltia durvillaei, Gymnogongrus furcellatus, Eucheuma cottonii, E. spinosum, E. isiforme, E. uncinatum, Aghardiella tenera, Pachymenia hymantophora, and Gloiopeltis cervicornis. J Chem Soc : 2177-2182.

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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 18 November 2018.

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