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Gigartina expansa D.H.Kim

Publication details
Gigartina expansa D.H.Kim 1976: 41, 45

Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.

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 Iridaea latissima (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Posposed as a new name for Halymenia latissima J.D. Hooker & Harvey in Harvey & J.D. Hooker (1845: 189, pl. 73) as a transfer to Gigartina was already occupied by Gigartina latissima Eaton ex J. Agardh (1899: 32).

General environment
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.

Created: 04 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2019.

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