Gracilaria stellata I.A.Abbott, Zhang & B.M.Xia 1991

Publication Details
Gracilaria stellata I.A.Abbott, Zhang & B.M.Xia 1991: 22

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 February 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 February 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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