Gymnogongrus fastigiatus , nom. illeg. 1859
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey 1859: 322, nom. illeg.
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...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley
Type locality: (Great) Foresters R., N coast Tasmania (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD, Herb. Harvey (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lewis, J.A. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Phyllophoraceae Nägeli 1847: 248. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part III A. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 259-270. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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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 25 September 2020.