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Polycavernosa percurrens I.A.Abbott 1988

Publication details
Polycavernosa percurrens I.A.Abbott 1988: 146, 148, fig. 13

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1988). Some species of Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 137-150. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polycavernosa is Polycavernosa fastigiata C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria percurrens (I.A.Abbott) I.A.Abbott

Type information
Holotype locality: Ko Yo, Songkhla, Thailand (Abbott 1988: 146). Holotype: J.R. Fisher; 13 October 1986; growing on polyethylene line. BISH Abbott 17986 (Abbott 1988: 146). Notes: Holotype: Abbott 17986, a sheet of cystocarpic plants. Isotypes under this number (sporophytes and gametophytes) deposited BISH, AST, US.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

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