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Gigartina densa Edyvane & Womersley

Publication details
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:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina congesta Zanardini 1874

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Found near low tide level on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 303).

Type information
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.

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