Gracilaria purpurascens f. spinulosa ( ) 1941
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.
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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.
Publication date: February 1941
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria spinulosa (Okamura) Chang & B.-M.Xia
Rhodymenia spinulosa Okamura
Type locality: Tainan, Taiwan (Silva & al. 1996: 177).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 24 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.