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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.

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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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