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Ginnania australis Sonder 1845

Publication details
Ginnania australis Sonder 1845: 57 (as 'Ginannia' )

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ginnania is Ginnania furcellata (Turner) Zanardini.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 312). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 44636 (Womersley 1994: 407).

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
Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Saunders, G.W., Liao, M.-L. & Bacic, A. (1995). A revision of the systematics of the Nizymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on polysacharides, anatomy and nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 31: 153-166, 11 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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