Gigartina ovata J.V.
Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein Carnac Island, Western Australia
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Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 136, pl. 10: fig. 7
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: 'Nouv. Holl.' (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Holotype: Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Notes: Herb. Lamouroux, PC (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 376).
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
Kraft, G.T. & Min-Thein, U. (1983). Claviclonium and Antrocentrum, two new genera of Acrotylaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from southern Australia. Phycologia 22: 171-183, 35 figs.
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Acrotylaceae Schmitz 1892: 18. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 363-376. Canberra:
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 September 2015 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 21 February 2020.