Gracilaria patens var. gracilis P. & H. 1865
Gracilaria patens var. gracilis P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Schramm & Mazé 1865: 19
Published in: Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1865). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. [i]-ii, 1-52. Basse Terre, Guadeloupe: Imprimerie du Gouvernement.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria cervicornis (Turner) J.Agardh
Type locality: Guadeloupe: Marie-Galante (Grand-Bourg) (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2017 by G.M. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 760 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=16804
Cite this record as:
G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.