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Gracilaria vanbosseae (I.A.Abbott) I.A.Abbott 1991

Publication details
Gracilaria vanbosseae (I.A.Abbott) 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Polycavernosa vanbosseae I.A.Abbott

Type information
Holotype locality: Off Jedan Island, Indonesia (Abbott 1988: 153). Holotype: 10-11 m depth. L 941.49.17 (Abbott 1988: 153). Notes: Holotype: cystocarpic specimen on sheet L 941.49.17. Isotype under the same number and from the same collection (cystocarpic); syntype, a sporangial plant under the same number and from the same collection. Other specimen(s): L 941.49.11 from Sapeh Bay, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. All in Leiden Herbarium.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polycavernosa vanbosseae I.A.Abbott 1988
Hydropuntia vanbosseae (I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne 1989

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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