Gracilaria cuneata 1854
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Pernambuco, Brazil (Lyra & al. 2021: 16).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1946).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
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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.
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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.