Gigartina foliifera ( ) D.H.Kim
Gigartina foliifera (Harvey) D.H.Kim 1976: 44
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
Rhodymenia foliifera Harvey
Lectotype locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Womersley 1996: 77). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 381B (Womersley 1996: 77). Notes: Syntype localities: west and south coasts of Australia, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 369). Chapman (1979:415) cites "Georgetown, Tasmania" as the type locality.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), leaf-bearing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 20 January 2019.