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Gigartina purpurascens var. cirrosa Lyngbye

Publication details
Gigartina purpurascens var. cirrosa Lyngbye 1819: 46

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

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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Created: 11 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 20 September 2018.

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