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Gigartina heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) 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 heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

 

Rhodochorton variabile K.M.Drew

Mazzaella heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Fredericq Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
© Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp)

Publication details
Gigartina heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) D.H.Kim 1976: 41

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 Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Basionym
Iridaea heterocarpa Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Type locality: Kamchatka, Russia (Hughey et al. 2001: 1093).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, different fruit.

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

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

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: 26 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.

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