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Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section showing carposporangia. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frons showing cortical and medullary filaments. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Chondrus elatus Holmes Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Gigartina elata (Holmes) D.H.Kim 1976: 39

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 Chondrus elatus Holmes

Basionym
Chondrus elatus Holmes

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 252). Type: Ohkuba, No. 30; (Holmes 1896: 252). Notes: E.M. Holmes's seaweed material is deposited in the Natural History Museum (BM) and the type is probably located there.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 19 November 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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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 19 October 2018.

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