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

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 membranacea (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
Playa Blanca in Coronel, central Chile; strongly associated to the green mussel Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1828). Eduardo A. Palma Paredes. © Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina membranacea (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim
Playa El Morro in Tomé, Central Chile; rocky substrate. Eduardo A. Palma Paredes. © Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Anadyomene menziesii (J.E.Gray) J.Agardh

Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq Playa El Morro in Tomé, Central Chile; rocky substrate
© Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina membranacea (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976: 42

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 membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq

Iridaea membranacea J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Chile: Valparaiso (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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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 25 September 2018.

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