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Gigartina japonica (Mikami) 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 japonica (Mikami) D.H.Kim
1. Habit. 2. Transverse section of the plant. Cast ashore (Dalian City Vicinity, China), October 2008. 3. In habitat (Peter the Great Bay, the Sea of Japan, Russia), August 2011.. © E.A.Titlyanov et al..

 

Horea flabellifornis Harvey

Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand 1. Habit. 2. Transverse section of the plant. Cast ashore (Dalian City Vicinity, China), October 2008. 3. In habitat (Peter the Great Bay, the Sea of Japan, Russia), August 2011.
© E.A.Titlyanov et al.

Publication details
Gigartina japonica (Mikami) D.H.Kim 1976: 45

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 Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand

Basionym
Rhodoglossum japonicum Mikami

Type information
Type locality: Oshoro Bay, Shiribeshi Prov., Japan (Mikami 1965: 267). Type: SAP (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.

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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 22 September 2018.

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