Sphaerococcus salicornia C.
Gracilaria salicornia (C.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh 1820: pl. VI
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820). Icones algarum ineditae. Vol. Fasc. 1 pp. 4, pls I-X. Lundae [Lund]: ex Officina Berlingiana, sumtibus auctoris.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria salicornia (C.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "ad litora Unalaschkae" [probably Manila, Philippine Islands fide Dawson 1954a: 4] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 175). Notes: According to South & Skelton (2003), the type locality is "ad litora Unalaschkae', probably Manila, Philippine Islands fide Dawson 1954a: 2. According to Millar & Xia (1997), the type locality is Manila Harbor, Philippines. According to Abbott (1994: 117), the type locality is Manila Bay (although reported as being from Alaska because of a mix-up of labels).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
Abbott, I.A. (1994). New records and a reassessment of Gracilaria (Rhodophyta) from the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 111-118. Calif. Sea Grant College.
Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].
Millar, A.J.K. & Xia, B.M. (1997). Studies on terete species of Australian Gracilaria. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 103-109. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Ohno, M., Terada, R. & Yamamoto, H. (1999). The species of Gracilaria from Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 99-111. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Phang, S.-M. (1994). Some species of Gracilaria from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 125-134. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.