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Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh

 

Publication details
Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh 1851: 270

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina lanecata J.Agardh ex Wilson 1892

Distributional notes
Papenfuss (1964: 41) consdiers that the Auckland Islands record (Rabenhorst, 1878: 41) is probably based on a misidentification.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
In deep water on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314).

Type information
Type locality: Port Philip, Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 23536 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Notes: Misit Malm.

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Key references
Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:

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.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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