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Gracilaria fergusonii J.Agardh 1901

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 fergusonii J.Agardh
Okha, Devbhumi Dwaraka District, Gujarat, 361350, India. 29 Jun 2021. Haresh S. Kalasariya; Virendra Yadav; Elsayed Fathi Abd_Allah. © Haresh Kalasariya (hareshahir22@gmail.com).


Basichlamys sacculifera (Scherffel) Skuja

Gracilaria fergusonii J.Agardh Okha, Devbhumi Dwaraka District, Gujarat, 361350, India
© Haresh Kalasariya (hareshahir22@gmail.com)

Publication details
Gracilaria fergusonii J.Agardh 1901: 60-61 ('fergusoni')

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

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 163).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria fergusonii J.Agardh)
South-west Asia: India (Pareek et al. 2010).

Key references
Pareek, M., Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of Gracilaria species inferred from molecular markers belonging to three different genomes. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1322-1328.

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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