Gigartina disticha Sonder
Gigartina disticha Sonder Gigartina disticha? Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Gigartina disticha Sonder 1845: 55
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).
Mammillaria disticha (Sonder) Kuntze 1891
This is a marine species.
Usually in the deeper sublittoral on rough-water coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 310).
Type locality: Busselton, Western Austalia (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 310). Type: HBG (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 118). Notes: Isotypes: L, LD. According to Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 310), the holotype, collected by Preiss, is in Herb. Sonder, MEL, 652078.
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:
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
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