Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey 1846

Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey

Current name: Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey
Portugal, North of Viana, 2009Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey 1846: pl. XV [15]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.

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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.

Fucus multipartitus Clemente

Type Information
Type locality: Andalusia; (Athanasiadis 1996: 64) Lectotype: MA; (Rodríguez-Prieto et al. 2016: 452) Notes: cir. Algeciras, Tarifa et Gades (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), divided into many parts (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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