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Gigartina muelleriana Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gigartina muelleriana Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933: 294

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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina chondroides J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Gigartina flabellata J.Agardh 1851

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Just sublittoral on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 308).

Type information
Type locality: Port Philip Bay, Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 308). Holotype: Mueller; MEL, Herb. Sonder 652113 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 308).

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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.

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