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Gracilaria flexuosa E.M.Holmes 1896

Publication details
Gracilaria flexuosa E.M.Holmes 1896: 253

Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.

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
Type locality: Shimoda, Japan (Holmes 1896: 253). Type: Saida, no. 75; (Holmes 1896: 253).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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References
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Castellanos González, M.E.; Moreira González, A.R. & León Pérez, A.R. (2012). Caracterización fitoquímica de las macroalgas marinas Gracilaria caudata J. Agardh, Ulva lactuca L. y Ulva flexuosa subsp. flexuosa Wulfen de la bahía de Cienfuegos, Cuba. Algas, Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 46: 4-8.

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