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Gracilaria pulvinata Skottsberg 1923

Publication details
Gracilaria pulvinata Skottsberg 1923: 16, figs 3a-c

Published in: Skottsberg, C. (1923). Botanische Ergebnisse der schwedischen Expedition nach Patagonien und dem Feuerlande 1907-1909. IX. Marine algae. 2. Rhodophyceae. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Ny Följd 63(8): 1-70.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dumontia fastigiata var. minor Hohenacker 1857
Chaetangium fastigiatum var. minus Hariot 1889
Gracilaria pygmaea V.J.Chapman 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria pulvinata Skottsberg)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Middle East: Iran (Kokabi & Yousefzadi 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Nelson 2012).

Subantarctic Islands: Îles Kerguelen (Féral & al. 2021).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Gracilaria pygmaea V.J.Chapman)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994).

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Nelson, W.A. & Dalen, J. (2014). Taxonomic notes on the New Zealand macroalgal flora: synonymic checklist of the red algal order Gracilariales with selection of lectotypes and description of a new species. New Zealand Journal of Botany 52(2): 236-244.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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