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Gigartina pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Gigartina pygmaea J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 137

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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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 Chylocladia verticillata (Lightfoot) Bliding

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
A synonym of this taxon is Gastridium reflexum (Chauvin) Bertoloni 1862, Fl. Ital. Cryptog. 2: 89, with basionym Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin 1831, but the former is illegitimate [INA] - (8 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 October 2018.

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