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Gracilaria maramae G.R.South 1995

Publication details
Gracilaria maramae G.R.South 1995: 177, figs 1-14

Published in: South, G.R. (1995). Gracilaria maramae sp. nov. (Gracilariaceae, Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), an economically important species from the Fiji Islands, South Pacific. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 177-184. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College system.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Suva, Fiji Islands (South 1995: 181). Holotype: G.R. South; 19 June 1993; USP 0606 (South 1995: 181). Notes: Holotype: cystocarpic. Isotypes: USP 0607, tetrasporic, collected at Suva, Fiji Islands, June 19, 1993, by G.R. South; USP 0608, spermatangial, collected at Suva, Fiji Islands, June 19, 1993, by G.R. South. Grows in the upper subtidal to lower intertidal areas on the backreefs, favouring sites with good currents and water exchange.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

South, R.G. (1998). The seaweed resources of the South Pacific Islands. In: Seaweed resources of the world. (Critchley, A.T., Ohno, M., Largo, D.B. & Gillespie, R.D. Eds), pp. 146-155. Yokosuka, Japan: Japan International Cooperation Agency.

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References
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South, G.R. (1995). Gracilaria maramae sp. nov. (Gracilariaceae, Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), an economically important species from the Fiji Islands, South Pacific. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 177-184. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College system.

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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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