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Grateloupia polymorpha Laing, nom. illeg. 1939

Publication details
Grateloupia polymorpha Laing 1939: 144, nom. illeg.

Published in: Laing, R.M. (1939). New Zealand seaweeds. - Reference list No. II. The Rhodophyceae - Part A (Bangiales, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales, and Gigartinales). Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 69: 134-164.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia urvilleana (Montagne) P.G.Parkinson

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

Nomenclatural notes
A new name for Grateloupia pinnata (J.D. Hooker & Harvey) J. Agardh. The name is superfluous, and thus illegitimate (see Parkinson in Chapman & Parkinson 1974).

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Chapman, V.J. & Parkinson, P.G. (1974). Issue 3: Cryptonemiales. In: The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. (Chapman, V.J. Eds), pp. 155-278. Lehre: J. Cramer.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 July 2021.

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