Gracilaria confervoides f. gracilis ( ) 1874
Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham Lüderitz, Namibia; farm
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Gracilaria confervoides f. gracilis (Stackhouse) Grunow 1874: 42
Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England (Athanasiadis 1996: 63). Type: Stackhouse; BM Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Steentoft, M., Irvine, L.M. & Farnham, W.F. (1995). Two terete species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Britain. Phycologia 34(2): 113-127, 37 figs.
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Verified by: 10 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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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.