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Gracilaria patens P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865

Publication details
Gracilaria patens P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Schramm & Mazé 1865: 19

Published in: Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1865). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. [i]-ii, 1-52. Basse Terre, Guadeloupe: Imprimerie du Gouvernement.

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.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2011). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: third revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 140: [1] 7-166.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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