Gigartina aculeata (Hering) Kützing
Gigartina aculeata (Hering) Kützing 1868: 3, pl. 6: figs. a, b
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss
Sphaerococcus aculeatus Hering
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 154).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 14 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 29 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.