Gracilaria furcellata f. ramulosa May 1948
Gracilaria furcellata f. ramulosa May 1948: 56, pl. 14, fig. 2
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria cliftonii Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996) cite the authority as May but Womersly (1996) and Withell et al. (1994) cite the authority as (J. Agardh) May. - (20 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. -392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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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.