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Gymnogongrus dilatatus (Turner) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gymnogongrus dilatatus (Turner) J.Agardh 1851: 326

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus dilatatus Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 319).

Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus dilatatus Turner 1811
Sphaerococcus dilatatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Pachycarpus dilatatus (Turner) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Actinococcus latior F.Schmitz 1893

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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