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Gracilaria beckeri (J.Agardh) Papenfuss 1952

Publication details
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.

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.

Basionym
Tyleiophora beckeri J.Agardh

Type information
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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tyleiophora beckeri J.Agardh 1890
Tylotus beckeri (J.Agardh) Kylin 1932

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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