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Gracilaria cuneifolia (Okamura) I.K.Lee & Kurogi 1977

Publication details
Gracilaria cuneifolia (Okamura) I.K.Lee & Kurogi 1977: 177, figs 1-3

Published in: Lee, I.K. & Kurogi, M. (1977). On the taxonomic position of Rhodymenia cuneifolia. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25 (Suppl.): 113-118.

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.

Basionym
Rhodymenia cuneifolia Okamura

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia cuneifolia Okamura 1934

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia cuneifolia Okamura)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1941).

South America: Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

(as Gracilaria cuneifolia (Okamura) I.K.Lee & Kurogi)
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Zhang Junfu & Xia Bangmei 1994, Tseng & Xia 1999, Xia & Zhang 1999, Liu 2008), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2016), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Kim et al 2006, Lee 2008), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
Ardito M., S., Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Dreckman, K.M. & Sentíes, A. (2017). Gracilaria falconii sp. nov. (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): a new species with flat axes from Venezuela. Phytotaxa 292(3): 271-278, 9 figs, 1 table.

Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Kim, M.-S, Yang, E.C. & Boo, S.M. (2006). Taxonomy and phylogeny of flattened species of Gracilaria (Gracilariceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea based on morphology and protein-coding plastid rbcL and psbA sequences. Phycologia 45: 520-528.

Zhang Junfu & Xia Bangmei (1994). Three foliose species of Gracilaria from China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 103-110. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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