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Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852

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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Publication details
Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: (1851-1863): 602-603

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.

Rhodymenia corticata J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 160).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia corticata J.Agardh 1841
Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) K├╝tzing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Pareek, M., Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of Gracilaria species inferred from molecular markers belonging to three different genomes. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1322-1328.

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Krishnamurthy, V., Venkataraju, P. & Venugopal, R. (1969). An aberrant life-history in Gracilaria edulis (Gmel.) Silva and Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. Curr. Sci. 38: 343-344.
Mazumder, S., Ghosal, P.K., Pujol, C.A., Carlucci, M.J., Damonte, D.B. & Ray, B. (2002). Isolation, chemical investigation and antiviral activity of polysaccharides from Gracilaria corticata (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 31: 87-95.
Mshigeni, K.E. & Wevers, I.M. (1979). Effects of the environment on the early stages of development in Gracilaria corticata J. Agardh (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 31: 479-491, 4 figs, 5 tables.
Oza, R.M. (1971). Effect of IAA on the growth of fragments of Gracilaria corticata J. Ag.. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 1: 48-49, 1 table.
Oza, R.M. (1974). Studies on ecology, morphology and life history of Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. Salt Research and Industry 10(1): 33-35.
Oza, R.M. (1975). Studies on Indian Gracilaria. 1. Carpospore and tetraspore germination and early stages of development in Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. Botanica Marina 18: 199-201, 3 plates.
Oza, R.M. (1976). Studies on Indian Gracilaria. II. The development of reproductive structures of Gracilaria corticata. Botanica Marina 19: 107-114, 3 plates [I, 2, III].
Oza, R.M. (1978). Studies on Indian Gracilaria. IV. Seasonal variation in agar and gel strength of Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. occurring on the coast of Veraval. Botanica Marina 21: 165-167, 2 figs, 1 table.
Oza, R.M. (1979). Studies on Indian Gracilaria. III. Seasonal variation in growth and reproduction in Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. occurring on the coast of Veraval. In: International Symposium on Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean Region...1979. Abstracts. ( Eds), pp. p 12. Bhavnagar, India:
Oza, R.M. (1984). Studies on Indian Gracilaria. III. Seasonal variation in growth and reproduction in Gracilaria corticata J. Ag. occurring on the coast of Veraval (Gujarat). Seaweed Research and Utilisation 7: 1-20, 22 figs, 9 tables.
Subba Rangaiah, G. (1984). Effect of environmenta factors on germination and growth in Gracilaria corticata J. Agardh. Indian J. Bot. 7(2): 234-239, 3 figs.
Subba Rangaiah, G. (1983). Seasonal growth, reproduction and spore shedding in Gracilaria corticata J. Agardh of the Visakhapatnam coast. Proc. Indian natn. Sci. Acad. B49(6): 711-718, 5 figs, 1 table.
Subba Rangaiah, G., Umamaheswara Rao, M. & Rao, B.G.S. (1975). Effect of salinity on spore shedding in Gracilaria corticata. Curr. Sci. 44(19): 717-718, 1 fig..
Subbaraju, D.P., Ramakrishna, T. & Murthy, M.S. (1981). Effects of some growth regulators on Gracilaria corticata, an agarophyte. Aquatic Botany 10: 75-80.
Yousefi, M.K., Islami, H.R. & Filizadeh, Y. (2013). Effect of extraction process on agar properties of Gracilaria corticata (Rhodophyta) collected from the Persian Gulf. Phycologia 52(6): 481-487.

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