Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 134, pl. XIII 
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Steentoft, M., Irvine, L.M. & Farnham, W.F. (1995). Two terete species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Britain. Phycologia 34(2): 113-127, 37 figs.
Jacquin, N.J. (1787 '1786'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris Vol. I. pp. -386, pls 1-22. Vindobonae [Vienna]: ex officina Wappleriana.
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M.D. 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 January 2019.