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Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor 1945

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ, growing on rock.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of branch margin. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing large medullary cells and small cortical cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of branch cortex.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of irregular surface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor Panama. Transverse section of branch cortex.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Gracilaria brevis W.R.Taylor 1945: 235, pl. 37: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pta. Santa Elena, Guayas, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 235). Type: W.L. Schmitt no. 524; 17 September 1926; occasional in tide pools. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 235). Notes: Type: cystocarpic.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.

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