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Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

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 polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Gigartina polycarpa, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

 

Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner Gigartina polycarpa, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Gigartina polycarpa (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933: 295

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1933). A preliminary survey of Gigartina, with special reference to its Pacific North American species. University of California Publications in Botany 17: 255-339, Plates 46-65.

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.

Basionym
Mastocarpus polycarpus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 292).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mastocarpus polycarpus Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2018.

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