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Gigartina aculeata (Hering) Kützing

Publication details
Gigartina aculeata (Hering) Kützing 1868: 3, pl. 6: figs. a, b

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 Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss

Basionym
Sphaerococcus aculeatus Hering

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 154).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 14 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 29 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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.

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