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Gracilaria pygmaea Børgesen 1937

Publication details
Gracilaria pygmaea Børgesen 1937: 327

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1937). Contributions to a South Indian marine algal flora. II. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 16: 311-357, 20 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: Krusadi Island, near Pamban, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva & al. 1996: 174).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 May 2021.

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