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Gracilaria ramalina (Harvey) Harvey 1863

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria ramalina (Harvey) Harvey

 

Publication details
Gracilaria ramalina (Harvey) Harvey 1863: pl. 260

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 Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Hymenocladia ramalina Harvey

Type information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 367). Lectotype: TCD Herb. Harvey Travelling Set No. 87 (Womersley 1996: 109). Notes: “... loosley branched form of H[ymenocladia] usnea” (Womersley, 1996: 109).

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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [1]-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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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