Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh 1852
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh
TanzaniaKatrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh 1852: 598
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Pernambuco (?), Brazil; (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049) Lectotype: Fig. 8 (male): LD; 29370 (left-hand side) ex herb. Areschoug (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049) Notes: Syntypes: 29370, in LD (tetrasporangial); BM (tetrasporangial); FH. Type locality ? Brazil: Pernambuco [Recife] (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 January 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2023