Gigartina nitens J.
Gigartina nitens J.Agardh 1899: 40
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), shining, gleaming (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotypeype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 294). Lectotype (cystocarpic): Herb. Agardh, LD 23939 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 294). Notes: Lectotype selected by Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 294); collected by Wilson, 30.i.1883(?).
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2018.