Cladophora gracilis f. expansa ( ) Collins
Cladophora gracilis f. expansa (Farlow) Collins in F.S. Collins, Holden & Setchell 1902: no. 981
Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1902). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XIX-XX, Nos. 901-1000 pp. Nos. 901-1000. Malden, Massachusetts.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Gloucester and Nahant, Massachusetts, U.S.A (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 774).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
Cladophora gracilis var. expansa Farlow 1881
According to Silva et al. (1996: 774), this taxon may lie within the circumscription of Cladophora flexuosa but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.
This is a marine species.
Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2020.