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Grateloupia okamurae Yamada

Publication details
Grateloupia okamurae Yamada 1941: 204 (as 'Okamurai' )

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1941). Notes on some Japanese algae IX. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 195-215, 15 figs, Plates 40-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

Key references
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.

Mineur, F., De Clerck, O., Le Roux, A., Maggs, C. A. & Verlaque, M. (2010). Polyopes lancifolius (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta), a new component of the Japanese marine flora introduced to Europe. Phycologia 49(1): 86-96.

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