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Gracilaria domingensis (Kützing) Sonder ex Dickie

Publication details
Gracilaria domingensis (Kützing) Sonder ex Dickie 1874: 149, pl. 11

Published in: Dickie, G. (1874). On the marine algae of Barbados. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 14: 146-152, pl. 11.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus domingensis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Santo Domingo [Dominican Republic] (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: MEL 44407 (Lyra et al. 2016: 1006).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus domingensis Kützing 1869
Polycavernosa domingensis (Kützing) J.H.Price & D.M.John 1988

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plocaria polymorpha P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1868
Plocaria bipennata P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Plocaria squarrosa P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Gracilaria yoneshigueana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2004

Nomenclatural notes
Norris (1985: 101) and Abbott (1995) cite G. domingensis Sonder ex Kützing.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Falcão, C. & Menezes de Széchy, M.T. (2005). Changes in shallow phytobenthic assemblages in southeastern Brazil, following the replacement of Sargassum vulgare (Phaeophyta) by Caulerpa scalpelliformis (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 48: 208-217.

Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Lyra, G.D.M., Gurgel, C.F.D., Costa, E.D.S., de Jesus, P.B., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Davis, C.C. & Nunes, J.M.D.C. (2016). Delimitating cryptic species in the Gracilaria domingensis complex (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular and morphological data. J. Phycol. 52(6): 997-1017, 9 fig., 1 table.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from the Caribbean and Florida: key and list of the species of economic potential. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.T-CSGCP-011, pp. 101-113. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program.

Oliveira Filho, E.C. de, Bird, C.J. & McLachlan, J. (1983). The genus Gracilaria (Rhodophyta, Gigartiales) in the western Atlantic, Gracilaria domingensis, G. cervicornis, and G. ferox. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2999-3008, 17 figs, 1 table.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Guimarães, M., Plastino, E.M. & Oliveira, E.C. (1999). Life history, reproduction and growth of Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil. Botanica Marina 42: 481-486.
Guimaráes, M., Goncalves Viana, A., Duarte, M.E.R., Ascëncio, S.D., Plastgino, E.M. & Noseda, M.D. (2007). Low-molecular-mass carbohydrates and soluble polysaccharides of green and red morphs of Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 50: 314-317.
Guimarães, M., Plastino, E.M. & Destombe, C. (2003). Green mutant frequency in natural populations of Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil. European Journal of Phycology 38(2): 165-170.
Lyra, G.D.M., Gurgel, C.F.D., Costa, E.D.S., de Jesus, P.B., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Davis, C.C. & Nunes, J.M.D.C. (2016). Delimitating cryptic species in the Gracilaria domingensis complex (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular and morphological data. J. Phycol. 52(6): 997-1017, 9 fig., 1 table.
Muñoz, O., Palma, H. & Guevara, G. (1986). Agar content of two species of Rhodophyte algae, Gracilaria domingensis Sonder and Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) Lamouroux from the Margarita Island coast, Venezuela. Conv. Nac. Asivac. 36: 188.
Oliveira Filho, E.C. de, Bird, C.J. & McLachlan, J. (1983). The genus Gracilaria (Rhodophyta, Gigartiales) in the western Atlantic, Gracilaria domingensis, G. cervicornis, and G. ferox. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2999-3008, 17 figs, 1 table.
Pinheiro-Joventino, F. & Bezerra, C.L.F. (1980). Estudo de fenologia e regeneração de Gracilaria domingensis Sonder (Rhodophyta-Gracilariaceae), no estado do Ceará. Arq. Ci. Mar. 20: 33-41.
Ramlov, F., Plastino, E.M. & Yokoya, N.S. (2013). Growth, callus formation and plant regeneration in color morphs of Gracilaria domingensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) cultured under different irradiance and plant growth regulators. Phycologia 52(6): 508-516.

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