Gracilaria radicans (Bory) Montagne 1846

Publication Details
Gracilaria radicans (Bory) Montagne 1846: 103

Published in: Montagne, J.F.C. (1846). Phyceae. In: Voyage autour du monde exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette 'La Bonite' commandée par M. Vaillant. Botanique. Vol. 1. Cryptogames cellulaires et vasculaires. (Gaudichaud, C. Eds), pp. 1-112. Paris:

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 Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh.

Sphaerococcus radicans Bory

Type Information
Type locality: Mauritius; (Silva & al. 1996: 150)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 19 June 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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