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Gracilaria protea J.Agardh 1901

Publication details
Gracilaria protea J.Agardh 1901: 58

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1901). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. tertii, pars quarta. De Florideis Mantissa collectanea tum de speciebus novis aut aliter interpretandis commentaria, tum indicea sistens specierum antea seorsim descriptarum. pp. [6], 1-149. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: 2 Mar 1901

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: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996: 174).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Papenfuss (1943a: 87), the name Gracilaria dentata has been misapplied to this species by Delf & Michell (1921: 108)

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.

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