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Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing
Coral Bay, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing
Long Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing

Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Betaphycus speciosus (Sonder) Doty ex P.C.Silva Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing 1868: 3, pl. 6: figs. c, d, nom. illeg.

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 Betaphycus speciosus (Sonder) Doty ex P.C.Silva

Basionym
Gigartina speciosa Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 326). Lectotype: Lund Herbarium Preiss No. 2565 (Doty 1988: 195). Notes: See Doty (1988: 195, 197) for discussion on holotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 26 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. 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 20 August 2019.

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