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Gracilaria bangmeiana J.Zhang & I.A.Abbott 1991

Publication details
Gracilaria bangmeiana J.Zhang & I.A.Abbott 1991: 23

Published in: Abbott, I.A., Zhang, J. & Xia, B.M. (1991). Gracilaria mixta, sp. nov. and other western Pacific species of the genus (Rhodophyta: Gracilariaceae). Pacific Science 45: 12-27, 25 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria chondracantha (Kützing) A.J.K.Millar

Polycavernosa ramulosa C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia

Type information
Type locality: Jiaotou, Ya District, Hainan Island, Guangdong Province, China (Silva & al. 1996: 155).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polycavernosa ramulosa C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia 1963
Hydropuntia ramulosa (C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia) M.J.Wynne 1989

Nomenclatural notes
New name: priority for Gracilaria ramulosa (Martius) P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan, 1866; see Polycavernosa ramulosa C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia, 1963. - (16 Mar 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

Key references
Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

Millar, A.J.K. & Xia, B.M. (1999). The genera Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis from Norfolk Island, southwestern Pacific. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 113-119. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Nguyen H. Dinh (1992). Vietnamese species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 207-210. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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