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Grateloupia carnosa Yamada & Segawa 1938

Publication details
Grateloupia carnosa Yamada & Segawa in Yamada 1938: 126, pls 26, 27

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1938). Notes on some Japanese algae, VIII. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 119-130, 4 figs, pls 19-31.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Hayama (Herb. Biolog. Labor., Imp. Palace, Tokyo) and Eosima, Sagawi Prov.; Susaki near Simoda, Prov. Izu (S. Segawa) (Yamada 1938: 126).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy, succulent, soft but firm (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
South Africa: finely branched species, closest in rbcL sequence to G. carnosa from Japan but not identical (Bolton et al., 2016). - (12 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bolton, J.J., De Clerck, O., Francis, C.M., Siyanga-Tembo, F. & Anderson, R.J. (2016). Two newly discovered Grateloupia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) species on aquaculture rafts on the west coast of South Africa, including the widely introduced Grateloupia turuturu. Phycologia 55(6): 659-664.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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Verified by: 12 January 2017 by G.M. Guiry

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Wakamiya, T., Nakamoto, H., Shibata, T. (1984). Structural determination of Carnosadine, a new cycolpropyl amino acid, from the alga Grateloupia carnosa. Tetrahedron Lett. 25: 4411-4412.

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