Gracilaria erecta ( ) 1830
Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus
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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, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh
Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
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.
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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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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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 11 May 2021.