Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing, nom. illeg.
Betaphycus speciosus (Sonder) Doty ex P.C.Silva Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.
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Gigartina ornata Sonder ex Kützing 1868: 3, pl. 6: figs. c, d, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Betaphycus speciosus (Sonder) Doty ex P.C.Silva
Gigartina speciosa Sonder
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.