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Hydropuntia subtilis (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne 1989

Publication details
Hydropuntia subtilis (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne 1989: 477

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1989). The re-instatement of Hydropuntia Montagne (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 476-479.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hydropuntia is Hydropuntia urvillei Montagne.

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

Basionym
Polycavernosa subtilis 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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.

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