163,859 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,783 images, 63,093 bibliographic items, 481,370 distributional records.

Gracilaria johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication details
Gracilaria johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 752, 753, pl. 22: figs. 11-14 and pl. 60.

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 textorii (Suringar) Hariot

Type information
Type locality: Isla Partida, Gulf of California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (No. 62); July; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Uni. Sci. 1354 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Taylor 1945), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944, Taylor 1945).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

Key references
Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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.

Created: 19 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald

Verified by: 20 January 2010 by G.M. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 893 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=26410

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio