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Gigartina acicularis var. compressa (Kützing) Frauenfeld, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Gigartina acicularis var. compressa (Kützing) Frauenfeld 1854: 335, nom. illeg.

Published in: Frauenfeld, G. (1854). Aufzählung der Algen der dalmatischen Küste nach einer Sammlung des Hrn. V. Vidovich in Sebenico, vermehrt mit betreffenden Arten meines Herbars, und der im Vereinsherbar von Hrn. F. Titius befindlichen Sammlung, mit Benätzung der daselbst beigegebenen Notizen mit Benätzung der daselbst beigegebenen Notizen. Verhandlungen des Zoologisch-Botanischen Vereins in Wein 4(Abh.): 317-350.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina compressa Kützing 1843

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.

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