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Sphaerococcus densus var. fruticosus (J.Agardh) G.Martens

Publication details
Sphaerococcus densus var. fruticosus (J.Agardh) G.Martens 1866: 94

Published in: Martens, G. von (1868 '1866'). Die Tange. Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Nach amtlichen Quellen. Botanischer Theil. pp. 1-152, pls I-VII. Berlin: Verlag de Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R.Y. Decker).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria dura var. fruticosa J.Agardh

Basionym
Gracilaria dura var. fruticosa J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad Indiam orientalem" ("Hindostan") (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 171). Notes: This type was first recorded by G.Martens (1868: 94-95) (Silva et al., 1996)

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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