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Gracilaria prolifera Reinsch 1888

Publication details
Gracilaria prolifera Reinsch 1888: 147

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Species et genera nova algarum ex insula Georgia australi. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 144-156.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hymenocladiopsis prolifera (Reinsch) M.J.Wynne

Type information
Type locality: South Georgia Island (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Botanische Staatssammlung, Munich, Germany (Wynne 2004: 263).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2004). Evidence for the proposal of Hymenocladiopsis prolifera (Reinsch) comb. nov. (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 261-274.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

Zinova, A.D. (1966). Novitates de algis marinis antarcticis ac subantarcticis. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 103-109, no figs. [in Russian]

Created: 29 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wu, H., Shin, S.K., Jang, S., Yarish, C. & Kim, J.K. (2018). Growth and nutrient bioextraction of Gracilaria chorda, G. vermiculophylla, Ulva prolifera, and U. compressa under hypo- and hyper-osmotic conditions. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Researche 33(4): 329-340.

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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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