Gracilaria beckeri (J. ) 1952
Gracilaria beckeri (J.Agardh) Papenfuss 1952: 175
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1952). Notes on South African marine algae. III. Journal of South African Botany 17: 167-188.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Tyleiophora beckeri J.Agardh
Type locality: "Cap. b. Spei" [Cape of Good Hope] (Agardh 1890: 36). Notes: According to Silva, Basson & Moe, the type locality is probably the mouth of Kowie River, Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa.
This is a marine species.
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.
Iyer, R., Tronchin, E.M., Bolton, J.J. & Coyne, V.E. (2005). Molecular systematics of the Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on Southern Africa. Journal of Phycology 41: 672-684.
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