Gigartina pinnata J.
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, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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.
Gigartina lanecata J.Agardh ex Wilson 1892
Papenfuss (1964: 41) consdiers that the Auckland Islands record (Rabenhorst, 1878: 41) is probably based on a misidentification.
This is a marine species.
In deep water on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314).
Type locality: Port Philip, Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 23536 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Notes: Misit Malm.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964), South Australia (Edyvane & Womersley 1994), Tasmania (Edyvane & Womersley 1994, Scott 2017), Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994).
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.
Created: 05 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.