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Gracilaria confervoides f. ecortica V.M.May 1948

Publication details
Gracilaria confervoides f. ecortica V.M.May 1948: 21

Published in: May, V. (1948). The algal genus Gracilaria in Australia. Bulletin of the Commonwealth of Australia Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 235: 1-64, 9 figs, 15 plates, 2 diagrams.

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

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

Taxonomic notes
Abbott (1995: 188) notes that the Vietnamese material on which this identification was based should be reexamined. - (24 Sep 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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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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