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Gracilaria dura var. fruticosa J.Agardh 1852

Publication details
Gracilaria dura var. fruticosa J.Agardh 1852: 589

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "ad Indiam orientalem" ("Hindostan") (Silva & al. 1996: 171). Notes: This type was first recorded by G.Martens (1868: 94-95) (Silva et al., 1996)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus densus var. fruticosus (J.Agardh) G.Martens 1866

General environment
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.

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