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Gymnogongrus amnicus Montagne 1850

Publication details
Gymnogongrus amnicus Montagne 1850: 289

Published in: Montagne, C. (1850). Cryptogamia guyanensis, seu plantarum cellularium in Guyana gallica annis 1835-1849 a Cl. Leprieur collectarum enumeratio universalis. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 14: 283-309.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sterrocladia amnica (Montagne) F.Schmitz

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad rupes in torrentibus aquae dulcis... Kau dictorum. Leprieur no. 1112 [Guyana] (Montagne 1850: 289). Type: PC herb. Montagne Notes: French Guiana, Kaw, c 50km from the sea, 04º29'N, 52º02'W; Lectotype: Herbarium PC, Montagne collection (MA 3474), coll. Leprieur no. 1112 (Sherwood et al., 2012: 630).

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.

Source of current name
Schmitz, F. (1893). Die Gattung Actinococcus Kütz. Flora 77: 367-418, 5 figs, pl. VII.

Key references
Sherwood, A.R., Necchi, O., Jr, Carlile, A.L., Laughinghouse, H.D.IV, Fredericq, S. & Sheath , R.G. (2012). Characterization of a novel freshwater gigartinalean red alga from Belize, with a description of Sterrocladia belizeana sp. nov. (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 51(6): 627-635.

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