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Polycavernosa pauciramosa N.Rodríguez de Ríos 1999

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Genus Polycavernosa


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Polycavernosa pauciramosa N.Rodríguez de Ríos
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..


Publication details
Polycavernosa pauciramosa N.Rodríguez de Ríos 1999: 1, figs 1-3

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polycavernosa is Polycavernosa fastigiata C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria pauciramosa (N.Rodríguez de Ríos) A.M.Bellorin, M.C.Oliveira, & E.C.Oliveira

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Bellorin, A.M., Oliveira, M.C. & Oliveira, E.C. (2002). Phylogeny and systematics of the marine algal family Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) based on small subunit rDNA and ITS sequences of Atlantic and Pacific species. Journal of Phycology 38: 551-563.

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