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Gracilaria obtusa (Greville ex J.Agardh) Harvey 1857

Publication details
Gracilaria obtusa (Greville ex J.Agardh) Harvey 1857: no. 30 bis

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1857). Friendly Island algae [Exsiccata with printed names]. pp. 1-15, 15*, 16-50, 50*, 51-124. Dublin: Trinity College Dublin.

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 debilis (Forsskål) Børgesen

Basionym
Gigartina obtusa Greville ex J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad oras Indiae orientalis" (India) (Silva & al. 1996: 163).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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.

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