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Gigartina prolifera (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim

Publication details
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.

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 Rhodoglossum gigartinoides (Sonder) Edyvane & Womersley

Basionym
Rhodoglossum proliferum J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Australia; Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (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
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:

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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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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 14 December 2018.

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