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Gracilaria horizontalis Collins & Hervey 1917

Publication details
Gracilaria horizontalis Collins & Hervey 1917: 111

Published in: Collins, F.S. & Hervey, A.B. (1917). The algae of Bermuda. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 53: 1-195, 6 pls.
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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 Crassiphycus crassissimus (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda Isl. (Index Nominum Algarum).

Synonym(s)
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
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.

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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