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Gracilaria comosa Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1994

Publication details
Gracilaria comosa Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1994: 288, figs 6-8

Published in: Withell, A.F., Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Taxonomic studies of the genus Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 281-352, 24 figs.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Port Denison, Western Australia, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 160).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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