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Gracilaria crispata Setchell & Gardner 1924

Publication details
Gracilaria crispata Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753, 754,pl. 24: figs 30, 31

Published in: 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.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

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: Eureka, near La Paz, Lower California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 754). Type: Marchant (no.51); May; Cast ashore. Herb. Univ. of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 754). Notes: According to Norris (1985: 125), the type locality is Rancho Eureka (near Punta Soledad), Bahia de Las Palmas, Baja California del Sur, Gulf of California.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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
Acleto, C. (1973). Las algas marinas del Perú. Boletin de la Sociedad Peruana de Botánica 6: 1-164.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria from the Gulf of California: key. list and distribution of the common species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 93-96. California Sea Grant College Program.

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.

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