Gigartina congesta (R. ex Turner)
Gigartina congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) Greville 1830: lviii
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Areschougia congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus congestus R.Brown ex Turner
Type locality: Kent's Islands, near New Holland [Kent Group of islands (39°27'S 147°20'E) Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 105-106). Holotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1994: 359).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: 25 January 2009 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.