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Gracilaria asiatica var. zhengii J.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia 1992

Publication details
Gracilaria asiatica var. zhengii J.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia 1992: 195, figs 1-8

Published in: Zhang J.F. & Xia B.M. (1992). Studies on two new Gracilaria from South China and a summary of Gracilaria species in China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 195-206. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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 vermiculophylla var. zhengii (J.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia) Yoshida

Type information
Holotype locality: Baozhuyu Xinglinwan, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China (Zhang & Xia 1992: 195). Holotype: Zhang Junfu and Xia Bangmei; 8 April 1982; Growing on gravel and shells in lower littoral to upper subtidal zone in comparatively calm waters. QD 82-582 (Zhang & Xia 1992: 195). Notes: Isotypes: AST 82-0528a, tetrasporangial from the same place and date as holotype; AST 82-586, spermatangial from Xiaodun Island, Tongan County, Fujian Province, China, April 12, 1982, leg. Zhang Junfu and Xia Bangmei. Syntype: Nanshandao, Zhanjian, Guangdong Province, China, March 23, 1989, AST 89-0001, cystocarpic.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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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 17 September 2021.

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