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Gracilaria rubra C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia 1976

Publication details
Gracilaria rubra C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia 1976: 100, figs 4-5, pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Chang, C.F. & Xia, B.M. (1976). [Studies on Chinese species of Gracilaria]. Studia Marina Sinica 11: 91-166, 42 figs, 2 plates.

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
Type locality: Xinyigang, Lingao Xian, Hainan Island, Guangdong Province, China (Chirapart & Ruangchauy 1999: 142).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Chirapart, A. & Ruangchauy, R. (1999). A new record of Gracilaria, G. rubra C.F. Chang et B.M. Xia from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 137-143. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.

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References
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Chirapart, A. & Ruangchauy, R. (1999). A new record of Gracilaria, G. rubra C.F. Chang et B.M. Xia from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 137-143. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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