Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray 1821

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & FarnhamFleet, Dorset, England - 21 August 2013. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication Details
Gigartina confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) S.F.Gray 1821: 375

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.

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Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Basionym
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse

Type Information
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England; (Athanasiadis 1996: 63) Type: Stackhouse; BM; Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 December 2018

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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