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Acetabularia gigas Solms-Laubach 1895

Publication details
Acetabularia gigas Solms-Laubach 1895: 23

Published in: Solms-Laubach, H. (1895). Monograph of the Acetabularieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 5: 1-39, plates 1-4.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acetabularia is Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acetabularia major G.Martens

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acetabularia gigas Solms-Laubach)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasycladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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