163,364 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,769 images, 62,945 bibliographic items, 480,216 distributional records.

Gracilaria cuneata Areschoug 1854

Publication details
Gracilaria cuneata Areschoug 1854: 351

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
 Download PDF

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.

Type information
Type locality: Pernambuco, Brazil (Lyra & al. 2021: 16).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1946).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Created: 20 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 April 2021 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1521 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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

Ganesan, E.K. (1994). Morphology and taxonomy of the little-known species Gracilaria cuneata J.E. Areschoug (Gracilariales: Rhodophyta) from Venezuela. Caribbean J. Sci. 30: 124-129.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=11084

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio