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Gracilaria secundata Setchell & N.L.Gardner, nom. illeg. 1937

Publication details
Gracilaria secundata Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 79, no fig., nom. illeg.

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1937). The Templeton Crocker Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences, 1932. No. 31: A preliminary report on the algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, series 4 22: 65-98, 1 fig, plates 3-25.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Type information
Type locality: San Jose del Cabo, Lower California (Setchell 1937: 79). Type: J.T. Howell No. 733b; 4 viii 1932; dredged from 20 fathoms. CAS 236481 (Setchell 1937: 79).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with secund branching (Lewis & Short 1890).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Dawson (1944: 298) considered that the type was so fragmentary that it was "an indeterminable scrap." - (28 Jul 2021) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
Illegitimate: not Gracilaria secundata Harvey, 1863. - (28 Jul 2021) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ekman, P., Lignell, Å. & Pedersén, M. (1989). Localization of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase in Gracilaria secundata (Rhodophyta) and its role as a nitrogen storage pool. Botanica Marina 32: 527-534, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Lignell, Å. & Pedersén, M. (1987). Nitrogen metabolism in Gracilaria secundata Harv.. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 12: 431-441.
Lignell, Å. & Pedersén, M. (1989). Agar composition as a function of morphology and growth rate. Studies on some morphological strains of Gracilaria secundata and Gracilaria verrucosa (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 32: 219-227.
Lignell, Å. & Pedersén, M. (1989). Effects of pH and inorganic carbon concentration on growth of Gracilaria secundata. British Phycological Journal 24: 83-89.
Miller, I.J. & Furneaux, R.H. (1987). Chemical characteristics of the Galactans from the forms of Gracilaria secundata from New Zealand. Botanica Marina 30: 427-435.
Miller, I.J. & Furneaux, R.H. (1987). The chemical substitution of the agar-type polysaccharide from Gracilaria secundata f. pseudoflagellifera (Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 12: 523-529.

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