Corallina gracilis J.V. 1816
Corallina gracilis J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 288, pl. X: fig. 1
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne
Type locality: "Australasie" (Silva & al. 1996: 234). Notes: Dawson (1953: 129) Holotype not designated, but represented by a specimen without date or locality in the Lamouroux Herbarium, Institut Botanique, Université de Caen, France. Isotype fragments are on sheet 55423 in HAHF.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 April 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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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 26 September 2021.