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Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley 1996

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria


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Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley
Seabird, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley
Seabird, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley Seabird, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley 1996: 25, 27, fig. 6

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [1]-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Publication date: "Published 28 June, 1996"

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

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

Polyides flagelliformis Sonder

Type information
Type locality: "Occid. Nov. Holl." (Womersley 1996: 25). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 652097 (Womersley 1996: 25). Notes: Western Australia.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flagelliform (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polyides flagelliformis Sonder 1845
Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) A.F.Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1994

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina flagelliformis (Sonder) Sonder 1848
Gracilaria harveyana J.Agardh 1885
Gracilaria paradoxa J.Agardh 1901

Nomenclatural notes
Combination initially invalidly introduced by Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft (1994: 293) as the authors did not accept the combination [INA]. - (20 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Withell, A.F., Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Taxonomic studies of the genus Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 281-352, 24 figs.

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