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Gracilaria spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia 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 spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia
1. Cystocarp in longitudinal section. 2. Habitat (mouth of Kai River, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: Group of cystocarps.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Asperococcus pusillus var. major Grunow

Gracilaria spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia 1. Cystocarp in longitudinal section. 2. Habitat (mouth of Kai River, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: Group of cystocarps.
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Gracilaria spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia 1976: 148, fig. 42

Published in: Chang, C.F. & Xia, B.M. (1976). [Studies on Chinese species of Gracilaria]. Studia Marina Sinica 11: 91-166, 42 figs, 2 plates.

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 spinulosa Okamura

Type information
Type locality: Tainan, Taiwan (Silva & al. 1996: 177).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia spinulosa Okamura 1934
Gracilaria purpurascens f. spinulosa (Okamura) Yamada 1941

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Nguyen H. Dinh (1992). Vietnamese species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 207-210. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.

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