Rhipiliopsis gracilis 1986
Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft Australia
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Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft 1986: 55, figs 17-21
Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1986). The green algal genera Rhipiliopsis A. & E.S. Gepp and Rhipiella gen. nov. (Udoteaceae, Bryopsidales) in Australia and the Philippines. Phycologia 25: 47-72, 54 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "The Canyons", Heron Island, Australia (Coppejans & al. 2001: 424). Holotype: G.T. Kraft, C.O'Brien & R.W. Ricker; 18 Mar. 1985; abundant on encrusting Corallinaceae in pockets and crevices in the vertical reef face, . MELU GBR-16136 (Kraft 2007: 246).
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
Created: 16 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2020.