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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
Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa; collecting plants. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa; sorting plants. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Lüderitz, Namibia; farm. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Lüderitz, Namibia; farming. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Lüderitz, Namibia; farm. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray
Lüderitz, Namibia; dried plants at Taurus Atlantic Seaweeds. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

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Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham Cooliva Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants in sand
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

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.

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: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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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 26 April 2019.

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