Sphaerococcus polycarpus Greville 1828: pl. 352
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: under Tait's Hill, near Plymouth (Silva 1996-to date). type: Miss Hill; 1814; (Silva 1996-to date
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Freshwater, D.W. & Hommersand, M. (2016). Gracilaria corallicola and G. multipartita (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), two related flattened European species. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 444-460.
Created: 19 January 2017 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2020.