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Gracilaria reptans (Weber Bosse) P.C.Silva 1996

Publication details
Gracilaria reptans (Weber Bosse) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 175

Published in: Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Publication date: September 1996

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
Corallopsis reptans Weber Bosse

Type information
Type locality: Nusa Kembangan (Silva & al. 1996: 175).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallopsis reptans Weber Bosse 1926

General environment
This is a marine species.

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