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.
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.
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