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Gracilaria robusta Setchell 1899

Publication details
Gracilaria robusta Setchell in F.S. Collins, Holden & Setchell 1899: no. 635

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1899). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XII-XIII, Nos. 551-650. Malden, Massachusetts.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Monterey

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilariopsis robusta (Setchell) E.Y.Dawson 1949

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilariopsis claviformis E.Y.Dawson 1961
Gracilaria claviformis (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss 1967

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from California: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 97-99. California Sea Grant College Program.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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