Gracilaria ramulosa J.Agardh 1876

Publication Details
Gracilaria ramulosa J.Agardh 1876: 417

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

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 Gracilaria cliftonii Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft.

Type Information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia; (Womersley 1996: 18) Holotype: Harvey; Herb. Agardh, LD; 29286 (Womersley 1996: 18) Notes: Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 324B. Isotype in MEL, 629924 (excl. right right hand specimen).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 February 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 February 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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