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Gracilaria symmetrica E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria symmetrica E.Y.Dawson 1949: 31, pl. 12: figs 1-6

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: Puerto Parker, Bahia Santa Elena, Costa Rica. (Dawson 1961: 211). Holotype: Templeton Crocker 38; Jan. 20, 1938.; Dredged in the harbour. Herb. A. Hancock foundation Notes: An Isotype is in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation (12822).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hoyle, M.D. (1994). Gracilaria dawsonii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales): A second flattened species from the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 85-94. California Sea Grant College.

Soares, L.P., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fuji, M.T. (2015). Taxonomic reassessment of Gracilaria cearensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales), a poorly defined yet common flattened species based on morphological and molecular analysis including topotype collections. Phytotaxa 201(4): 241-255.

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