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Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray

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 confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland. 06 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Gelidium microdonticum W.R.Taylor

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa; drying plants
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray 1821: 375

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Basionym
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England (Athanasiadis 1996: 63). Type: Stackhouse; BM Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 226 times since it was created.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2019.

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