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Gracilaria ornata Areschoug 1854

Publication details
Gracilaria ornata 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.
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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: near Pernambuco, Brazil (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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