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Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville 1830

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria


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Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
France, Brittany, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
Plate from Greville (1828). 14 Jun 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Out of copyright.

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
middle intertidal, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; old plants growing through shell debris. 03 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Ectocarpus irregularis Kützing

Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Gracilaria erecta (Greville) Greville 1830: 124

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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 Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville

Type information
Syntype localities: "In the sea; February. Discovered in England by Mrs Griffiths at Tor-Abbey rocks, Meadfoot, Waldon rocks, &c. in Torbay; and at Sidmouth." (Greville 1828: pl. 357). Lectotype: Mrs Griffiths; February. E (Jones 1962: 143). Notes: Paratypes: BM-K, LD. Lectotype from Sidmouth (Jones 1962: 143).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), erect (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 3, fasc. 1. pp. 701-786. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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

Eifion Jones, W. (1957). Gracilaria erecta. British Phycological Bulletin 1(5): 44.
Jones, W.E. (1962). The identity of Gracilaria erecta (Grev.) Grev. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 140-144.

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