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Gigartina purpurascens (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Gigartina purpurascens (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 48

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 Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Basionym
Fucus purpurascens Hudson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 17 November 2018.

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