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Gigartina speciosa var. denudata Sonder

Publication details
Gigartina speciosa var. denudata Sonder 1845: 55

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 Betaphycus speciosus (Sonder) Doty ex P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), showy, splendid (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Betaphycus speciosum but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonmy

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 327).

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Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.

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