Gracilaria confervoides var. longissima Harvey 1853

Publication Details
Gracilaria confervoides var. longissima Harvey 1853: 108

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand.

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 November 2007 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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