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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

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.

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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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.

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