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Gracilaria chorda Holmes

Publication details
Gracilaria chorda Holmes 1896: 253

Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis chorda (Holmes) Ohmi

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

Nomenclatural notes
[Read 21st February, 1895]. - (10 Jun 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Enoura, Japan (Holmes 1895: 253). Type: Saida no. 6; (Holmes 1895: 253).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kim, M.S., Yang, M.Y. & Cho, G.Y. (2010). Applying DNA barcoding to Korean Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 31(4): 387-401.

Key references
Chirapart, A., Ohno, M. & Yamamoto, H. (1994). Occurrence of a different Gracilaria in Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 119-224.

Kakita, H., Kamishima, H. & Inouye, K. (2006). Purification and some properties of a d-fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase from the red alga, Gracilaria chorda Holmes. Botanica Marina 49: 174-181.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Lin, S.-M. (2008). Morphological and phylogenetic studies of Gracilariopsis chiangii, new species (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), an alga presently known as Gracilaria chorda in Taiwan. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 19: 19-26.

Okamura, K. (1932). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 63-101 (English), 61-96 (Japanese), Plates CCLXXXI-CCC. Tokyo: published by the author.

Xia, B.M. & Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria species from both China and Japan: key, list and distribution of common and economically important species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 69-70. California Sea Grant College Program.

Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.

Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria from Japan: Vegetative and reproductive keys and list of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 77-80. California Sea Grant College Program.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chirapart, A. & Ohno, M. (1993). Seasonal variation in the physical properties of agar and biomass of Gracilaria sp. (chorda type) from Tosa Bay, southern Japan. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 541-547.
Choi, H.G., Kim, Y.S., Kim, J.H., Lee, S.J., Park, E.J., Ryu, J. & Nam, K.W. (2007). Effects of temperature and salinity on the growth of Gracilaria verrucosa and G. chorda, with the potential for mariculture in Korea. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 18: 43-51.
Kakita, H. & Kamishima, H. (2007). Effects of environmental factors and metal ions on growth of the red alga Gracilaria chorda Holmes (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 18: 243-248.
Kakita, H. & Kitamura, T. (2003). Hemagglutinating activity in the cultivated red alga Gracilaria chorda Holmes, from Japan . Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 17: 175-182.
Kakita, H., Kamishima, H. & Inouye, K. (2006). Purification and some properties of a d-fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase from the red alga, Gracilaria chorda Holmes. Botanica Marina 49: 174-181.
Kim, J.H., Lee, S.D., Choi, S.-J., Chung, I.K. & Shin, J.-A. (2005). Cultivation of Gracilaria chorda (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) by vegetative propagation. Algae 20(2): 141-150, 11 figs, 8 tables.
Lin, S.-M. (2008). Morphological and phylogenetic studies of Gracilariopsis chiangii, new species (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), an alga presently known as Gracilaria chorda in Taiwan. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 19: 19-26.
Wu, H., Shin, S.K., Jang, S., Yarish, C. & Kim, J.K. (2018). Growth and nutrient bioextraction of Gracilaria chorda, G. vermiculophylla, Ulva prolifera, and U. compressa under hypo- and hyper-osmotic conditions. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Researche 33(4): 329-340.
Yabu, H. & Yamamoto, H. (1989). Chromosome number of Gracilaria chorda and G. vermiculophylla. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 236-238.
Yamamoto, H. & Yamauchi, H. (1997). A bisporangial sporophyte in the life history of Gracilaria chorda var. exilis (Gracilariaceae). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 97-102. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Yamamoto, H. (1995). New species and variety of Gracilaria from Japan: G. rhodocaudata sp. nov. and G. chorda var. exilis var. nov.. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 207-212. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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