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Gigartina atropurpurea (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gigartina atropurpurea (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1885: 31

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Ă…rskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.
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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 Sarcothalia atropurpurea (J.Agardh) Hommersand

Basionym
Iridaea atropurpurea J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Island, New Zealand (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: Collector: Berggren (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 December 2013 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.)

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 15 November 2018.

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