Sphaerococcus densus var. fruticosus (J. ) G.
Sphaerococcus densus var. fruticosus (J.Agardh) G.Martens 1866: 94
Published in: Martens, G. von (1868 '1866'). Die Tange. Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Nach amtlichen Quellen. Botanischer Theil. pp. 1-152, pls I-VII. Berlin: Verlag de Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R.Y. Decker).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria dura var. fruticosa J.Agardh
Type locality: "ad Indiam orientalem" ("Hindostan") (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 171). Notes: This type was first recorded by G.Martens (1868: 94-95) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).
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.
Created: 17 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 13 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.