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Gracilaria cearensis (A.B.Joly & Pinheiro) A.B.Joly & Pinheiro 1966

Publication details
Gracilaria cearensis (A.B.Joly & Pinheiro) A.B.Joly & Pinheiro in Pinheiro & A.B.Joly 1966: 131 (as 'G' )

Published in: Pinheiro, F.C. & Joly, A.B. (1966). The sexual male plants of Gracilaria cearensis (Joly et Pinheiro) Joly et Pinheiro. Arquivos da Estação de Biologia Marinha da Universidade Federal do Ceará 6: 131-134.

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.

Basionym
Tylotus cearensis A.B.Joly & Pinheiro

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tylotus cearensis A.B.Joly & Pinheiro 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria smithsoniensis Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2004

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria cearensis (A.B.Joly & Pinheiro) A.B.Joly & Pinheiro)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977).

(as Gracilaria smithsoniensis Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris)
Central America: Panama (Gurgel et al. 2004).

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.

Lyra, G. de M., Nunes, J.M. de C., Pestana, E.M. dos S., Matos, J.C.G de, Caires, T.A., Jesus, P.B. de, Costa, E.S. & Oliviera, M.C. (2021). Diversity fo Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) in Brazil: integrating morphological and molecular data. Phytotaxa 496: 1-53, 15 figs, 1 table, 2 Supplementary tables .

Soares, L.P., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fuji, M.T. (2015). Taxonomic reassessment of Gracilaria cearensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales), a poorly defined yet common flattened species based on morphological and molecular analysis including topotype collections. Phytotaxa 201(4): 241-255.

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References
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Pinheiro, F.C. & Joly, A.B. (1966). The sexual male plants of Gracilaria cearensis (Joly et Pinheiro) Joly et Pinheiro. Arquivos da Estação de Biologia Marinha da Universidade Federal do Ceará 6: 131-134.
Soares, L.P., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fuji, M.T. (2015). Taxonomic reassessment of Gracilaria cearensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales), a poorly defined yet common flattened species based on morphological and molecular analysis including topotype collections. Phytotaxa 201(4): 241-255.

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