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Gigartina decipiens var. protea (J.Agardh) V.J.Chapman

Publication details
Gigartina decipiens var. protea (J.Agardh) V.J.Chapman 1979: 378

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.

Basionym
Gigartina protea J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina protea J.Agardh 1885

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.

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