Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang 1970

Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang

Current name: Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1996. 3. 2. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from Huang (

Publication Details
Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang 1970: 35

Published in: Chiang, Y.M. (1970). Morphological studies of red algae of the family Cryptonemiaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 58: [i]-vi , 1-95, incl. 10 pls, 34 figs.

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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.

Cyrtymenia sparsa Okamura

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 December 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 December 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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