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Gracilaria tridactylites P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex J.Agardh 1901

Publication details
Gracilaria tridactylites P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex J.Agardh 1901: 94

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1901). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. tertii, pars quarta. De Florideis Mantissa collectanea tum de speciebus novis aut aliter interpretandis commentaria, tum indicea sistens specierum antea seorsim descriptarum. pp. [6], 1-149. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: 2 Mar 1901

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. ad oras Indiae occidentalis ; specimen sub nomine Gr. multipartitae a D:na Hall missum, ad S:t Augustine lectum descripsi." (Agardh 1901: 94).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria tridactylites P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex J.Agardh)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Price, J.H., John, D.M. & Lawson, G.W. (1988). Seaweeds of the western coast of tropical Africa and adjacent islands: a critical assessment, IV. Rhodophyta (Florideae) 2. Genera G. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 18: 195-273.

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