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Gigartina clathrata (Decaisne) Rabenhorst

Publication details
Gigartina clathrata (Decaisne) Rabenhorst 1878: 71

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 Gigartina bracteata (S.G.Gmelin) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Basionym
Iridaea clathrata Decaisne

Type information
Type locality: Cape Province, South Africa (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 118).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), latticed or pierced with openings like a grating or trellis (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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