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Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976: 39

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 Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq

Basionym
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Table Bay and Simons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 293). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
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.

Created: 25 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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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 11 December 2018.

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