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Gracilaria cylindrica Børgesen 1920

Publication details
Gracilaria cylindrica Børgesen 1920: 375, figs 354, 355

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1920). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (6). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 369-504, Figs 361-435.
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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.

Type information
Syntype localities: Virgin Islands: north of America Hill, St. John and between St. John and St. Thomas (Silva & al. 1996: 156).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (1992). Studies on cylindrical species of western Atlantic Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): G. cylindrica Børgesen and G. blodgettii Harvey. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 211-231. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from the Caribbean and Florida: key and list of the species of economic potential. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.T-CSGCP-011, pp. 101-113. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program.

Pareek, M., Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of Gracilaria species inferred from molecular markers belonging to three different genomes. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1322-1328.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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



Doty, M.S., Santos, G.A. & Ong, K.S. (1983). Agar from Gracilaria cylindrica. Aquatic Botany 15: 299-306, 2 figs, 1 table.
Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (1992). Studies on cylindrical species of western Atlantic Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): G. cylindrica Børgesen and G. blodgettii Harvey. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 211-231. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
Norris, J.N. & Fredericq, S. (1990). Studies on cylindrical species of western Atlantic Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): G. cylindrica Børgesen and G. blodgettii Harvey. Journal of Phycology 26: 20.
Santos, G.A. & Doty, M.S. (1983). Agarose from Gracilaria cylindrica. Botanica Marina 26: 31-34.

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