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Gigartina viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye

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 viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Gigartina viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye
Upper subtidal (Peter the Great Bay, Russia). 09 Mar 2012. O.S. Belous. © Contact: Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Gigartina viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye
British Columbia; electron micrograph of sperm showing anterior rostrum (compare with proboscis of Fucaceae) and long posterior flagellum constructed of proximal 9+2 portion and distal portion formed by continuation of the 2 central microtubules of the a. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Gigartina viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye
Lippe (Hohwacht), Kiel Bight, Baltic Sea, 3m depth. 22 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Nitophyllum griffithsianum J.Agardh

Desmarestia viridis (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux Upper subtidal (Peter the Great Bay, Russia)
© Contact: Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Gigartina viridis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye 1819: 44

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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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 Desmarestia viridis (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus viridis O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Sinus Dróbachiense [Drøbak, Norway] (Müller 1782: 5). Lectotype: original illustration (epitype)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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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