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Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Caulerpa cupressoides f. alternifolia (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse

Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss 1967: 99, 100

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1967). Notes on algal nomenclature - V. Various Chlorophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Phykos 5: 95-105.

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
Gelidium aculeatum Hering

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium aculeatum Hering 1846

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus aculeatus Hering 1841
Sphaerococcus heringii Kützing 1849
Gigartina aculeata (Hering) Kützing 1868
Corallopsis aculeata (Hering) Holmes 1894

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

Iyer, R., Tronchin, E.M., Bolton, J.J. & Coyne, V.E. (2005). Molecular systematics of the Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on Southern Africa. Journal of Phycology 41: 672-684.

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Verified by: 29 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wilson, A.J. & Critchley, A.T. (1997). Studies on Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, Irvine and Farnham and Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss from southern Africa. I. The influence of temperature, irradiance, salinity and nitogen nutrition on growth. South African Journal of Botany 63: 465-473.

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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.

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