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Gracilaria ramisecunda E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria ramisecunda E.Y.Dawson 1949: 17, pl. 3, figs 1-8; pl. 4, figs 1-2; pl. 5, figs 1-2

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1949). Studies of the northeast Pacific Gracilariaceae. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 7: 1-105, 25 plates.

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: Cabeza Ballena, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. (Dawson 1961: 207). Holotype: Dawson 3314; November 9, 1946.; AHF sheet 12870 (Dawson 1961: 207).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria ramisecunda E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris 1985, Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1961, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020).

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.

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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 21 October 2021.

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