Gracilaria subtilis (B.M. & I.A. ) B.M. & I.A. 1991
Gracilaria subtilis (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott 1991: 23
Published in: Abbott, I.A., Zhang, J. & Xia, B.M. (1991). Gracilaria mixta, sp. nov. and other western Pacific species of the genus (Rhodophyta: Gracilariaceae). Pacific Science 45: 12-27, 25 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Holotype locality: Middle Bank, Pinang, Malaysia (Xia & Abbott 1987: 414). Holotype (cystocarpic): 4 July 1984; growing on lines at pilot farm (algal). BISH Doty #32423 (Xia & Abbott 1987: 414). Notes: Isotyopes at AST and BISH.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.
Polycavernosa subtilis B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott 1987
Hydropuntia subtilis (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne 1989
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polycavernosa subtilis B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott)
South-east Asia: Malaysia (Xia & Abbott 1987).
Phang, S.-M. (1994). Some species of Gracilaria from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 125-134. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.