Gigartina orbicularis Zanardini 1874: 501
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pachymenia orbicularis (Zanardini) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. Port Philip - (Ferd. von Mueller.) [Por Philip, Victoria, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 501). Holotype: Ferd. von Mueller; MCVE (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 209).
Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1934). De Gigartinis. Revue Algologique 7: 131-138.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.