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Bostrychia gracilis (R.J.King & Puttock) Zuccarello & J.A.West

Publication details
Bostrychia gracilis (R.J.King & Puttock) Zuccarello & J.A.West 2006: 34

Published in: Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

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

Basionym
Stictosiphonia gracilis R.J.King & Puttock

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand: Leigh Marine Station (Silva 1996-to date). Type: M.J. Parsons 1135; 21.v.1974; CHR 360335 (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stictosiphonia gracilis R.J.King & Puttock 1989

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

Key references
Muangmai, N., West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2014). Evolution of four Southern Hemisphere Bostrychia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) species: phylogeny, species delimitation and divergence times. Phycologia 53(6): 593-601.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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