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Gracilaria prolifica (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878

Publication details
Gracilaria prolifica (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Mazé & Schramm 1878: 221

Published in: Mazé, H. & Schramm, A. (1878 '1870-1877'). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe 2e Édition. pp. [i]-xix, Errata, [1]-283. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe): Imprimerie du Gouvernment.
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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.

Basionym
Gigartina prolifica Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina prolifica Kützing 1869

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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