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Gracilaria lacinulata (M.Vahl) M.Howe 1920

Publication details
Gracilaria lacinulata (M.Vahl) M.Howe in Britten & Millspaugh 1920: 562, fig. 366

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1920). Algae. In: The Bahama flora. (Britton, N.L. & Millspaugh, C.F. Eds), pp. 553-618. New York: published by the authors.
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Publication date: 26 jun 1920

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 Gracilaria isabellana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris

Basionym
Fucus lacinulatus M.Vahl

Type information
Type locality: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (Gurgel et al. 2004: 387). Lectotype: C (Gurgel et al. 2004: 387). Notes: Lectotype: Fucus lacinulatus Vahl: C (=Borgesen, 1920: 379, Nr [fig.] 366).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plocaria chondroides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1866

Nomenclatural notes
Abbott (1985, 1995) cites the authority for this species as (Vahl) Borgesen.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2004). Gracilaria flabelliformis and G. apiculata (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta): restoring old names for common tropical western Atlantic species, including the recognition of three new subspecies, and a replacement name for "G. lacinulata". Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 367-396.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: 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. 89-90.

Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.

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

Ganesan, E.K. (1992). Taxonomy of the economically important seaweeds of Venezuela. Gracilaria: G. lacinulata (Vahl) Howe prox. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico, Universidad de Oriente 28: 85-97.
Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2004). Gracilaria flabelliformis and G. apiculata (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta): restoring old names for common tropical western Atlantic species, including the recognition of three new subspecies, and a replacement name for "G. lacinulata". Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 367-396.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.

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