Gracilaria foliifera var. angustissima ( ) W.R.Taylor 197
Gracilaria foliifera var. angustissima (Harvey) W.R.Taylor 197: 230
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan
Type locality: Providence, Rhode Island: Prof. Bailey, Mr. S.T. Olney. Longbranch, New Jersey: Miss Morris. Charleston: Harvey (Index Nominum Algarum).see above;
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), leaf-bearing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gracilaria foliifera var. angustissima W.R. Taylor 1940: 193 ? - (9 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
McLachlan, J. (1979). Gracilaria tikvahiae sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales, Gracilariaceae), from the northwestern Atlantic. Phycologia 18: 19-23.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 June 2016 by G.M. Guiry
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Friedlander, M. & Dawes, C.J. (1984). Studies on spore release and sporeling growth from carpospores of Gracilaria foliifera (Forsskål) Børgesen var. angustissima (Harvey) Taylor. I. Growth responses. Aquatic Botany 19: 221-232.
Friedlander, M. & Dawes, C.J. (1984). Studies on spore release and sporeling growth from carpospores of Gracilaria foliifera (Forsskål) Børgesen var. angustissima (Harvey) Taylor. II. Photosynthetic and respiratory responses. Aquatic Botany 19: 233-241.
Lapointe, B.E. & Ryther, J.H. (1979). The effects of nitrogen and seawater flow rate on the growth and biochemical composition of Gracilaria foliifera v. angustissima in mass outdoor cultures. Botanica Marina 22: 529-537.
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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 12 May 2021.