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Gracilaria denticulata F.Schmitz ex Mazza

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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Caulerpa cupressoides f. intermedia Weber Bosse

Gracilaria denticulata F.Schmitz ex Mazza KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Gracilaria denticulata F.Schmitz ex Mazza 1907: 138

Published in: Mazza, A. (1907). Saggio di algologia oceanica. Nuova Notarisia 18: 1-36, 65-98, 126-152, 177-195.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tylotus denticulatus (F.Schmitz ex Mazza) Papenfuss 1940

Nomenclatural notes

Taxonomic notes
Abbott & Norris (1985: 83) note that Gracilaria denticulata of Schmitz ex Mazza applies only to a South African taxon (Papenfuss 1951: 177).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: mouth of Kowie River, Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 164).

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Key references
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.

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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