Gigartina torulosa J.D.Hooker &
Gigartina torulosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 546
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnogongrus torulosus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: New Zealand (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 546).
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
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 December 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 19 February 2020.