Gigartina brachiata Harvey 1859
Gigartina brachiata Harvey
Gigartina brachiata, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia - 01 November 2009. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gigartina brachiata Harvey 1859: 325
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Vol. II. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "On stones, near low-water mark, opposite Georgetown, W. H. H." [Tasmania]; (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 300) Lectotype (designated by Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 300): W.H. Harvey; TCD; Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. No. 397J (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 300) Notes: Isolectotypes (2) in NSW and in MEL (652036, 652037).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.
This is a marine species.
In the lower eulittoral or just sublittoral, usually in moderate to relatively sheltered localities (Edyvane & Womersely 1994: 300).
Created: 13 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 24 February 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023