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Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh 1852

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh
1. Fragment with cystocarps. 2. In habitat, intertidal (My Hoa, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

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Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh 1. Fragment with cystocarps. 2. In habitat, intertidal (My Hoa, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh 1852: 592

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: O'ahu (Silva & al. 1996: 160). Notes: Oahu, Hawaiian Islands.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with leaves like Coronopus, a weedy flowering plant.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria lichenoides f. coronopifolia (J.Agardh) V.May 1948

Distributional notes
Yamamoto et al. (1999) suggest that G. coronopifolia is not distributed in the western Pacific region (based on culture studies of Philippine and Japanese specimens). Philippines record based on illustrations of specimens brought to Guam workshop by Doty (Abbott, 1985).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gracilaria coronopifolia J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu-manauea, Ogo (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983), Limu Manauea (Abbott 1984).

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
caocaoyan {Ilo}; gargararao {Ilo}

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from Hawaii: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 85-87. California Sea Grant College Program.

Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.

Chiang, Y.M. (1985). Gracilaria from Taiwan: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 81-83. California Sea Grant College Program.

Conklin, K.Y., O'Doherty, D.C. & Sherwood, A.R. (2014). Hydropuntia perplexa, n. comb. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), first record of the genus in Hawaii. Pacific Science 68(3): 421-434.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

McDermid, K.J., Stuercke, B. & Haleakala, O.J. (2005). Total dietary fiber content in Hawaiian marine algae. Botanica Marina 48: 437-440.

Millar, A.J.K. & Xia, B.M. (1999). The genera Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis from Norfolk Island, southwestern Pacific. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 113-119. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Phang, S.-M. (1994). Some species of Gracilaria from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 125-134. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.

Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria from Japan: Vegetative and reproductive keys and list of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 77-80. California Sea Grant College Program.

Yamamoto, H., Terada, R. & Muraoka, D. (1999). On so-called Gracilaria coronopifolia from the Philippines and Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 89-97. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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References
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Hoyle, M.D. (1978). Agar studies in two Gracilaria species (G. bursapastoris (Gmelin) Silva and G. coronopifolia J. Ag.) from Hawaii. I. Yield and gel strength in the gametophyte and tetrasporophyte generations. Botanica Marina 21: 343-345.
Hoyle, M.D. (1978). Agar studies in two Gracilaria species (G. bursapastoris (Gmelin) Silva and G. coronopifolia J. Ag.) from Hawaii. II. Seasonal aspects. Botanica Marina 21: 347-352.
Ito, E. & Nagai, H. (2000). Bleeding from the small intestine caused by aplysiatoxin, the causative agent of the red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia poisoning. Toxicon 38: 123-132.
Ito, E.& Nagai, H. (1998). Morphological observations of diarrhea in mice caused by aplysiatoxin: the causative agent of the red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia poisoning in Hawaii.. Toxicon 36: 1913-1920.
Kan, Y., Fujita, T., Nagai, H., Sakamoto, B. & Hokama, Y. (1998). Malyngamides M and N from the Hawaiian red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia. J. Nat. Prod. 61: 152-155.
Lee, T.-M. (2004). Induction of acid phosphatase activity by phosphorus deficiency in Gracilaria coronopifolia (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 43: 493-500, 8 figs, 1 table.
Nagai, H., Yasumoto, T. & Hokama, Y. (1997). Aplysiatoxin and debromoaplysiatoxin as the causative agents of a red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia poisoning in Hawaii. Toxicon 34: 753-761.
Nagai, H., Yasumoto, T. & Hokama, Y. (1997). Manauealides, some of th ecausative agents of a red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia poisoning in Hawaii. J. Nat. Prod. 60: 925-928.
Yamamoto, H., Terada, R. & Muraoka, D. (1999). On so-called Gracilaria coronopifolia from the Philippines and Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 89-97. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Yamamoto, H., Terada, R. & Muraoka, D. (199x). On so-called Gracilaria coronopifolia from Philippines and Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7

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