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Gracilaria purpurascens f. spinulosa (Okamura) Yamada 1941

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria purpurascens f. spinulosa (Okamura) Yamada
1. Cystocarp in longitudinal section. 2. Habitat (mouth of Kai River, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: Group of cystocarps.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Asperococcus pusillus var. major Grunow

Gracilaria spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia 1. Cystocarp in longitudinal section. 2. Habitat (mouth of Kai River, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: Group of cystocarps.
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Gracilaria purpurascens f. spinulosa (Okamura) Yamada 1941: 204

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1941). Notes on some Japanese algae IX. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 195-215, 15 figs, pls 40-48.
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Publication date: February 1941

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 spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia

Basionym
Rhodymenia spinulosa Okamura

Type information
Type locality: Tainan, Taiwan (Silva & al. 1996: 177).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 23 September 2021.

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