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Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley 1976

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 preissiana (Sonder) Womersley
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley

Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley in Min-Thein & Womersley 1976: 109

Published in: Min-Thein, U. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1976). Studies on southern Australian taxa of Solieriaceae, Rhabdoniaceae and Rhodophyllidaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 24: 1-166, 69 figs.
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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
Rhodymenia preissiana Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 174). Lectotype: Preiss; MEL 45104 (with fragments under 44988) (Womersley 1996: 16). Notes: Sonder's drawings in MEL.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia preissiana Sonder 1845
Rhodophyllis preissiana (Sonder) K├╝tzing 1849
Calliblepharis preissiana (Sonder) Harvey 1859
Hydropuntia preissiana (Sonder) Gurgel & Fredericq 2004

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Calliblepharis pannosa Harvey 1855
Gracilaria pannosa (Harvey) J.Agardh 1885
Ciliaria pannosa (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fredericq, S. (2004). Systematics of the Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): a critical assessment based on rbcL sequence analysis. Journal of Phycology 40: 138-159.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [1]-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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