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Gigartina tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow

Publication details
Gigartina tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow in Piccone 1886: 58

Published in: Piccone, A. (1886). Alghe del viaggio di circumnavigazione della Vettor Pisani. pp. [1]-97, 2 pls. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del Reale Istituto Sordo-Muti.
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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 Iridaea tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Leister

Basionym
Chondrus tuberculosus J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Auckland Islands (Silva 1996-to date). Type: BM, TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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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 15 November 2018.

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