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Gracilaria baiana Lyra, Gurgel, M.C.Oliveira & Nunes 2016

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria


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Gracilaria baiana Lyra, Gurgel, M.C.Oliveira & Nunes
Bahia, Brasil. 21 Apr 2020. José Marcos de Castro Nunes. © José Marcos de Castro Nunes.


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Gracilaria baiana Lyra, Gurgel, M.C.Oliveira & Nunes Bahia, Brasil
© José Marcos de Castro Nunes

Publication details
Gracilaria baiana Lyra, Gurgel, M.C.Oliveira & Nunes in Lyra & al. 2016: 1004, fig. 4a-h

Published in: Lyra, G.D.M., Gurgel, C.F.D., Costa, E.D.S., de Jesus, P.B., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Davis, C.C. & Nunes, J.M.D.C. (2016). Delimitating cryptic species in the Gracilaria domingensis complex (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular and morphological data. J. Phycol. 52(6): 997-1017, 9 fig., 1 table.

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
Holotype locality: Brazil: Bahia State: Praia da Penha, Vera Cruz city (12°59'08.76"S, 38°37'02.80"W) (Lyra & al. 2016: 1004). Holotype (tetrasporophyte): G.M.Lyra and J.M.C. Nunes; 16 October 2010; ALCB 103804 (Lyra & al. 2016: 1004, fig. 4a). Notes: Isotype: ALCB 103799 (female gametophyte).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Lyra, G. de M., Nunes, J.M. de C., Pestana, E.M. dos S., Matos, J.C.G de, Caires, T.A., Jesus, P.B. de, Costa, E.S. & Oliviera, M.C. (2021). Diversity fo Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) in Brazil: integrating morphological and molecular data. Phytotaxa 496: 1-53, 15 figs, 1 table, 2 Supplementary tables .

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