Gigartina pinnata J.
Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh 1851: 270
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.
Gigartina lanecata J.Agardh ex Wilson 1892
Papenfuss (1964: 41) consdiers that the Auckland Islands record (Rabenhorst, 1878: 41) is probably based on a misidentification.
This is a marine species.
In deep water on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314).
Type locality: Port Philip, Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 23536 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 314). Notes: Misit Malm.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina pinnata J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Edyvane & Womersley 1994), Tasmania (Edyvane & Womersley 1994, Scott 2017), Victoria (Edyvane & Womersley 1994).
Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964).
Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
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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 26 February 2020.