Gracilaria obtusa ( ex J. )
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria debilis (Forsskål) Børgesen
Type locality: "Ad oras Indiae orientalis" (India) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 163).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: 1-1259.
Created: 15 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.