Gigartina foliifera ( ) D.H.Kim 1976
Gigartina foliifera (Harvey) D.H.Kim 1976: 44
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
Rhodymenia foliifera Harvey
Lectotype locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Womersley 1996: 77). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 381B (Womersley 1996: 77). Notes: Syntype localities: west and south coasts of Australia, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 369). Chapman (1979:415) cites "Georgetown, Tasmania" as the type locality.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), leaf-bearing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 04 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 October 2020.