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Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang 1970

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Grateloupia

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Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1996. 3. 2. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

Grateloupia sparsa (Okamura) Chiang Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1996. 3. 2. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
© Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

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.

Basionym
Cyrtymenia sparsa Okamura

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cyrtymenia sparsa Okamura 1934
Phyllymenia sparsa (Okamura) Kylin 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Verlaque, M., Brannock, P.M., Komatsu, T., Villalard-Bohnsack, M. & Marston, M. (2005). The genus Grateloupia C. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean): a case study of marine plurispecific introductions. Phycologia 44: 477-496.

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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chen, Y.-C. & Chiang, Y.-M. (1994). Development of protoplasts from Grateloupia sparsa and G. filicina (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 37: 361-366, 11 figs, 1 table.
Chen, Y.-C. & Chiang, Y.-M. (1995). Ultrastructure of cell wall regeneration from isolated protoplasts of Grateloupia sparsa (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 38: 393-399, 10 figs.

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