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Gracilaria arcuata var. attenuata Umamaheswara Rao 1974

Publication details
Gracilaria arcuata var. attenuata Umamaheswara Rao 1974: 674, 676, figs. 1c-f, pl. II:B,C

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: near Mandapam, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva & al. 1996: 155).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), curved, like a bow (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Umamaheswara Rao (1974b: 676), the name Gracilaria bursa-pastoris has been misapplied to this species by Umamaheswara Rao (1970b: 368)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 August 2021.

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