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Gracilaria lichenoides f. taenioides (J.Agardh) V.May 1948

Publication details
Gracilaria lichenoides f. taenioides (J.Agardh) V.May 1948: 30

Published in: May, V. (1948). The algal genus Gracilaria in Australia. Bulletin of the Commonwealth of Australia Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 235: 1-64, 9 figs, 15 plates, 2 diagrams.

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 edulis (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Gracilaria taenioides J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Souliperon", Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 167).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 158), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Gracilaria edulis but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synomy. Millar & Xia (1997) cite this as a synonym of Gracilaria edulis.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lyra, D. de M., Iha, C., Grassa, C.J., Cai, L., Zhang, H.G., Lane, C., Blouin, N., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J. M de C. & Davis, C.C. (2021). Phylogenomics, divergence time estimation and trait evolution provide a new look into the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 165(107294): [1-14], 4 figs.

Key references
Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.

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