Gigartina prolifera (J. ) D.H.Kim
Gigartina prolifera (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976: 46
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodoglossum gigartinoides (Sonder) Edyvane & Womersley
Rhodoglossum proliferum J.Agardh
Type locality: Port Phillip, Australia; Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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:
Created: 13 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Kawaguchi, S. & Masuda, M. (1984). The identity of Gigartina prolifera Hariot (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 227-233, 3 figs.
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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 October 2018.