Gigartina crassicaulis (C. ) & N.L.Gardner
Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley Sarcothalia crassifolia, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley
Sphaerococcus crassifolius C.Agardh
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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:
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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