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Gigartina crassicaulis (C.Agardh) 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 crassicaulis (C.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Sarcothalia crassifolia, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Dermatolithon papillosum var. cystoseirae (Hauck) Me.Lemoine

Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley Sarcothalia crassifolia, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina crassicaulis (C.Agardh) 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley

Basionym
Sphaerococcus crassifolius C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Nouv. Holl" (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296). Lectotype: LD, Agardh 23557 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296). Notes: Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 296) gives the following data for the type: Type from “Nouv. Holl.” (from Desfontaines); lectotype (“Fucus Tt”) in Herb. Agardh, LD, 23557 (a smaller fragment 23556); and in PC.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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:

Key references
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.

Created: 11 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.

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