153,318 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,952 images, 59,301 bibliographic items, 409,170 distributional records.

Gigartina disticha Sonder

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

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Gigartina disticha Sonder
Gigartina disticha? Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina disticha Sonder
Gigartina disticha? Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina disticha Sonder
Two Rocks, Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Gigartina disticha Sonder

 

Mammillaria runcinata (Grunow) Kuntze

Gigartina disticha Sonder Gigartina disticha? Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina disticha Sonder 1845: 55

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
 Download PDF

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), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mammillaria disticha (Sonder) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Usually in the deeper sublittoral on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 310).

Type information
Type locality: Busselton, Western Austalia (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 310). Type: HBG (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 118). Notes: Isotypes: L, LD. According to Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 310), the holotype, collected by Preiss, is in Herb. Sonder, MEL, 652078.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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:

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1402 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=2678

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 23 October 2018.

SITE © 1996 - 2018 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio