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Grateloupia lithophila Børgesen 1938

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Grateloupia


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Grateloupia lithophila Børgesen
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Champia feldmannii Díaz-Piferrer

Grateloupia lithophila Børgesen
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Publication details
Grateloupia lithophila Børgesen 1938: 215, pl. VII [7]

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1938). Sur une collection d'algues marines recueillies à une profondeur remarquable près des Iles Canaries. Revue Algologique 11: 225-231.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Madras, India (Silva & al. 1996: 195).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Børgesen (1938b: 215), the name Gratreloupia prolongata has been misapplied to this species by various authors.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Balakrishnan, M.S., Krishnamurthy, V.. & Desikachary, T.V. (1990). Florideophycidae Cryptonemiales, Hildenbrandiales. In: Rhodophyta. II. Taxonomy part. Part IIA. (Desikachary, T.V., Krishnamurthy, V. & Balakrishnan, M.S. Eds), pp. 213-279 . Madras, India: Madras Science Foundation.

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Balakrishnan, M.S. (1949). The developmental morphology and cytology of Grateloupia lithophila Boergs. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 28: 205-212, 20 figs, 1 plate.

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