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Gigartina recurva Edyvane & Womersley

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina


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Gigartina recurva Edyvane & Womersley
Taroona , Tasmania. G.J.Edgar. © G.J.Edgar.


Dichothrix meneghiniana Forti

Gigartina recurva Edyvane & Womersley Taroona , Tasmania
© G.J.Edgar

Publication details
Gigartina recurva Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 303, 305, figs 95 D-G, 96 H-J

Published in: 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:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Usually in the lower eulittoral on moderate to rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 305).

Type information
Type locality: Bicheno, Tasmania (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 305). Holotype: Womersley; 4 November 1982; lower eulittoral. AD A56320 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 305). Notes: Isotypes in "Marine Algae of southern Australiaā€¯ No. 356.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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