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Polycavernosa subtilis B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott 1987

Publication details
Polycavernosa subtilis B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott 1987: 413, 414 figs 6, 14

Published in: Xia, B. & Abbott, I.A. (1987). New species of Polycavernosa Chang & Xia (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the western Pacific. Phycologia 26: 405-418, 14 figs, 2 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polycavernosa is Polycavernosa fastigiata C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria subtilis (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott

Type information
Holotype locality: Middle Bank, Pinang, Malaysia (Xia & Abbott 1987: 414). Holotype (cystocarpic): 4 July 1984; growing on lines at pilot farm (algal). BISH Doty #32423 (Xia & Abbott 1987: 414). Notes: Isotyopes at AST and BISH.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Phang, S.-M. (1994). Some species of Gracilaria from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 125-134. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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