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Gracilaria asiatica C.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia 1985

Publication details
Gracilaria asiatica C.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia 1985: 175, figs 1, 2

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Agarophyton vermiculophyllum (Ohmi) Gurgel, J.N.Norris et Fredericq

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Key references
Nguyen H. Dinh (1992). Vietnamese species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 207-210. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Terada, R. & Yamamoto, H. (2002). Review of Gracilaria vermiculophylla and other species in Japan and Asia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 215-224. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Tsutsui, I., Huybh, Q.N., Nguyên, H.D., Arai, S. & Yoshida, T. (2005). The common marine plants of southern Vietnam. pp. 1-250 + [1], numerous colour photographs. Usa: Japan Seaweed Association.

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

Sajiki, J. & Kakimi, H. (1998). Identification of eicosanoids in the red alga, Gracilaria asiatica using high-performance liquid chromatography and electrospray ionization mass spectometry. Chromatogr. 795: 227-237.
Sajiki, J. (1997). Effects of acetic acid treatment on the concentrations of arachidonic acid and prostaglandin E2 in the red algae Gracilaria asiatica and G. rhodocaudata. Fisheries Sci. 63: 128-131.
Xing-Hong, Y. & Wang, S.-J. (1993). Regeneration of whole plants from Gracilaria asiatica Chang et Xia protoplasts (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 429-436.

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