Pachymenia orbicularis ( ) & N.L.Gardner 1934
Pachymenia orbicularis (Zanardini) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1934: 134, pl. 6
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1934). De Gigartinis. Revue Algologique 7(1 and 2): 131-138. [in Latin]
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gigartina orbicularis Zanardini
Type locality: "Hab. Port Philip [sic] - (Ferd. von Mueller.)" [Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 501). Holotype: Ferd. von Mueller; MCVE (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 209).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1985).
Gigartina orbicularis Zanardini 1874
This is a marine species.
A deep water and fairly common alga on south-east Australian coasts (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 211).
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