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Gigartina aciculifera Zanardini

Publication details
Gigartina aciculifera Zanardini 1874: 502

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
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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 Gigartina brachiata Harvey

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Hobatown Tasmaniae." [Hobart, Tasmania, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 503). Type: MCVE Notes: Edyvane & Womersley (1994) note that G. aculeifera is the name on the type sheet but is not the published name.

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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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