Gigartina densa Edyvane &
Gigartina densa Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 301, 303, figs. 95A-C, 96E-G
Published in: 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:
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).
Gigartina congesta Zanardini 1874
This is a marine species.
Found near low tide level on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 303).
Type locality: Robe, South Australia (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 303). Holotype: Womersley; 7 December 1991; uppermost sublittoral on reef edge W of jetty. AD A61538 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 303). Notes: Isotypes in “Marine Algae of southern Australia” No. 361.
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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 November 2018.